Black Lives Matter movement

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Leeds citizens shame thieves who stole plaque to victim of police racism
Hundreds of images of the British Nigerian man who died in Leeds in 1969 are on display across the city in defiance of thieves

Robyn Vinter

08, May, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Kendrick Lamar’s 20 greatest songs – ranked!
Prior to his new album, Mr Morale & the Big Steppers, his first since the Pulitzer-winning Damn in 2017, we rate the best of an MC who has a claim to be hip-hop’s greatest

Alexis Petridis

05, May, 2022 @12:31 PM

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Footage of racist violence traumatises black children, says author
Claudia Rankine, whose latest play, The White Card, is to tour the UK, warns of negative effect on mental health

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

03, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Attack on Sydney home of anti-racism activist Paddy Gibson was ideologically motivated, police allege
Three men targeted home ‘due to the occupant’s political and ideological beliefs’, counter-terrorism police to tell court

Nino Bucci and Elias Visontay

28, Apr, 2022 @12:33 AM

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TV tonight: Malorie Blackman’s Noughts + Crosses is back – with new surprises
The alternative-world reverse-race drama couldn’t feel more timely. Plus: Julia cooks up some comfort viewing. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale and Hannah Verdier

26, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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David Oluwale, victim of police harassment, to be remembered by blue plaque in Leeds
British-Nigerian was last seen alive being chased by police officers two weeks before body found in river

Haroon Siddique

25, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Workplace inclusion drives have almost trebled since BLM protests, survey shows
About half of minority-ethnic workers said their employer had taken action to tackle racism in past 12 months

Hibaq Farah

17, Apr, 2022 @10:43 AM

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Artist Sonia Boyce: ‘Paintings are not born on walls’
The first black female artist to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale reflects on a career challenging the racial and sexual bias behind what art hangs in galleries – and around in our memories

Tim Adams

17, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Colston Four acquittal to be referred to court of appeal
Unusual move to seek legal clarification, which cannot reverse verdict, amounts to the ‘politicisation of jury trials’, says defence lawyer

Damien Gayle

12, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘Some people are freaked out’: how Laetitia Ky tackles abortion, sexism and race with her extraordinary hair
From vacuum cleaners to menstruation, the Ivory Coast artist and activist creates incredible sculptures with her hair to tackle taboos. She talks about how learning to love her natural hair taught her to love being a black woman – and western criticism of her work

Nesrine Malik

31, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Aaron Sorkin: ‘Screenwriters write about people who are cooler than we are’
The American writer known for The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network on adapting To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage in the 21st century

Dorian Lynskey

27, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Booker winner Ben Okri rewrites published novel to drive home message on slavery
The author tells why he spent five years on a new draft of his 2008 novel Starbook to give more emphasis to one of its key themes

Vanessa Thorpe

19, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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