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Antiracist reading and watch-list

A developing resource on race, racism, Black History and decolonisation. Work in progress by Tre Ventour. https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=5723426B1E979D49!1550&ithint=file%2cxlsx&authkey=!ANXUtPE9BKpA-n4

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Black History Resources

Black History teaching resources produced by the Northamptonshire Black History Association/Project Community Archives

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Ashadeep June Newsletter in English, Hindi and Gujarati

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Our Nine-Point Plan to Advance Racial Equality in Northamptonshire: June 2020

We live in unprecedented times: a global pandemic, economic depression, global environmental challenges and, in the last few weeks (sparked off by the Black Lives Matters movement in the US), a resurgence of protests in the UK against racism and … Continue reading

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NREC in Conversation with Dr. Priyamvada Gopal, author of “Insurgent Empire”

Dr Priyamvada Gopal is in conversation discussing equality, race, human rights and empire. This is an online event via Zoom with NREC hosts and panelists. Dr. Gopal is the author of a recently published book “Insurgent Empire – Resistance and … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Penalties and Ethnicity

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic the powers of the police to detain those not following the regulations in place have been hugely expanded in a way that has received much criticism. Jonathan Sumption QC, a former Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Stop and Search

In the year ending in March 2020, 23.8% of the 2189 stop and searches conducted by Northamptonshire Police were done on BAME people. As BAME people only account for 8.5% of the population this means that they are 3 times … Continue reading

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Join the movement for equality and justice in Northamptonshire

PLEASE SHARE THIS If you want to do something positive on an ongoing basis to support equality, anti-racist and human rights work in Northamptonshire join Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council. Join at: https://northantsrec.org/membership/ Also support us on twitter @NorthantsREC and … Continue reading

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Statement by Northamptonshire Police re murder of George Floyd

Northamptonshire Police acknowledges the mounting upset and concern which is building in a number of communities across the county and further afield following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minnesota which has sparked days of violence engulfing cities across … Continue reading

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Statement by Northampton New Testament Church of God re murder of George Floyd

3rd June 2020 Dear Concern Community families in the surrounding areas of Northamptonshire. We write to express our acute concern, anguish, and subsequent solidarity with George Floyd’s family. We are aggrieved by the appalling conditions it highlights not only for the bereaved … Continue reading

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