Black Lives Matter movement

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LA protester accuses uncle, an LAPD officer, of ordering projectiles fired on him
Asim Jamal Shakir Jr is suing the Los Angeles police department after he was injured during a George Floyd demonstration last May

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

11, May, 2021 @11:31 PM

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Barry Jenkins: ‘Maybe America has never been great’
The Moonlight director on how adapting Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad for TV compelled him to fully confront the history of slavery, as well as his own damaged childhood

Tim Adams

09, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Church to consider removing or altering slavery monuments
New guidance calls for Church of England to review monuments for ‘contested heritage’ and relocate or remove them

Harriet Sherwood

09, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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How rugby star Maro Itoje found his voice: ‘For black people, the road is often trickier’
From highlighting black history to tackling everyday racism, the powerful athlete is determined to use his platform for change

Jonathan Liew

08, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Tell us: how has your life been affected by the Black Lives Matter movement?
We would like to speak to families about how their lives have been affected by the BLM movement

Guardian community team

07, May, 2021 @4:12 PM

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The ignorance that underpinned empire and slavery still has staunch defenders | Zoe Williams
It’s not the ‘woke’ who want to erase the past, but those who are determined that it should never be examined, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

03, May, 2021 @3:17 PM

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BLM groups play key role in May Day ‘kill the bill’ UK protests
Black activists say they are alarmed by powers contained in the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill

Damien Gayle

01, May, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Thousands march through London in biggest ‘kill the bill’ protest yet
Critics of the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill say it would curb the right to protest

Damien Gayle

01, May, 2021 @5:20 PM

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UK race commission amends line on slave trade after criticism
Report was condemned for claiming ‘slave period’ was not just about ‘profit and suffering’

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

30, Apr, 2021 @11:37 AM

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Xernona Clayton: the civil rights legend who befriended a KKK leader – and changed his mind
An extraordinary activist, she fought for integrated hospitals, helped organise the March on Washington and became the first Black TV presenter in the south

Steve Rose

28, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The George Floyd verdict would not have happened without months of protest | Nesrine Malik
Many politicians who welcomed Chauvin’s conviction were also critical of the BLM marches. But there wouldn’t be one without the other, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

25, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Prosecuting individual police officers won't deliver racial justice | Adam Elliott-Cooper
The Derek Chauvin verdict is cathartic, but tackling racial inequality requires a radical rethink of criminal justice, says The Monitoring Group’s Adam Elliott-Cooper

Adam Elliott-Cooper

24, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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