Stephen Lawrence

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Father of Stephen Lawrence criticises police chiefs’ race plan
Dr Neville Lawrence says senior officers fail to listen and are doomed to repeat the same mistakes

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

24, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Stuart Lawrence: ‘I’ve tried to have hope in my heart since Stephen’s murder’
His brother’s murder cast a long shadow over Stuart Lawrence’s life. Now the former teacher has written a self-help manual for young people

Sirin Kale

17, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Downing Street initially opposed Stephen Lawrence inquiry
Tony Blair’s policy chief thought inquiry into police racism would raise unrealistic hopes for change

Kevin Rawlinson and Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Is it really so radical to say the police aren’t fit for purpose? | Nesrine Malik
From the UK to the US, the police are there to protect the powerful, not the powerless, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

04, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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TV tonight: a shocking documentary about abuse in the music industry
The mistreatment of women in the world of rock’n‘roll is laid bare in a grim film called Look Away. Plus: an instantly endearing new sitcom, Alma’s Not Normal. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Jack Seale, Ellen E Jones and Simon Wardell

13, Sep, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Stephen review – Steve Coogan is the cop who cracks the Lawrence case after 13 years of lies
In this riveting drama, Coogan stars as DCI Clive Driscoll, who finally investigates the racist killing of Stephen Lawrence fully, underlining the extra years of agony his parents had to endure

Lucy Mangan

30, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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‘This story isn’t over’: TV drama explores the legacy of Stephen Lawrence’s murder
Steve Coogan, Sharlene Whyte and Frank Cottrell-Boyce on their depiction of how Doreen and Neville Lawrence pursued justice for their son’s racist killing with veteran detective Clive Driscoll

Mark Lawson

10, Aug, 2021 @12:23 PM

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Discrimination based on your name alone is a stubborn reality in Britain today | Nasar Meer
Until society confronts institutional and cultural racism, such inequalities will be immune to changes in the law, says professor of race, identity and citizenship Nasar Meer

Nasar Meer

04, Aug, 2021 @4:18 PM

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The Guardian view on race and policing: a wake-up call from MPs | Editorial
Editorial: The drive for reform caused by the Stephen Lawrence scandal has stalled. A new Commons committee report issues a summons to action


29, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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A failure at the top of police, and at the top of governments both Tory and Labour
Analysis: we have been here before with damning reports on race and policing, and we will almost certainly be here again

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

29, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Key moments in police relations with Britain’s BAME communities since 1999
The two decades that have followed the Macpherson report have passed in a state of apparently permanent crisis

Damien Gayle

29, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Johnson’s former race adviser accuses Tories of inflaming culture wars
Exploiting division for electoral gain could spark another Stephen Lawrence or Jo Cox tragedy, Samuel Kasumu warns

Aamna Mohdin

15, Jun, 2021 @4:00 PM

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