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Institutional racism – time for leaders to accept the challenge of dismantling it

May 20, 2021

Jeremy Crook OBE, Chief Executive, BTEG

Sir William Macpherson, author of the ground-breaking Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report (1999), sadly passed on 14 February 2021. After a thorough examination of the Metropolitan Police investigation into Stephen’s death he and his distinguished inquiry panel concluded that the Met was institutionally racist, defining this as:

Black Lives Matter in Britain too

Jun 17, 2020

George Floyd’s death in Minnesota has led to the four policemen involved being dismissed from the Minneapolis Police Department, with one being charged with murder and the other three being charged with aiding and abetting.

The incident has sparked global street protests.

Time to Track, Trace and Remove Racism in the UK and USA

Jun 02, 2020

George Floyd’s killing by police in the USA took me back to the death of Clinton McCurbin in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, in February 1987. I was a final year student at the Polytechnic at the time and walking through Wolverhampton town centre I saw a commotion outside the Next shop but didn’t realise that Clinton McCurbin had lost his life.

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