Event: Black Lives Matter – the implications for the UK context CMRB seminar series – UEL

The Cente for Migration, Refugees ad Belonging at UEL seminar:

Black Lives Matter – the implications for the UK context

CMRB seminar series – ALL WELCOME

4pm to 6pm, Monday 12th October in EBG. 06, East Building, Docklands Campus, UEL

The mass mobilisation against police violence and continuing state racism represented by Black Lives Matter has refocused global attention on the issue of state violence and state-sponsored killings.This event encourages us to consider the UK context and suggests ways forward for campaigners against state racism and violence in Britain.

Speakers:

Adam Elliott-Cooper, Department of Geography, University of Oxford

How #BlackLivesMatter changed resistance

Stephanie Lightfoot-Bennett, United Family and Friends campaign

UFFC is a coalition of those affected by deaths in police, prison and psychiatric custody. UFFC supports others in similar situations.

UFFC hold an annual procession in memory of those who have died in custody. This year the procession will be held on 31 st October 2015. Assemble at 12 noon in Trafalgar Square to march to Downing Street. The organisers ask that you wear black.

 

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