Tag Archives: racism

Croydon Issues in the General Election

Photo from Jeremy Corbyn’s Twitter account Jeremy Corbyn kicked off Labour’s  General Election campaign by coming to Queens Gardens on yesterday  and holding an open air meeting with Labour activists. http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/labour-leader-jeremy-corbyn-pays-croydon-a-surprise-visit/story-30281107-detail/story.html He is no stranger to Croydon, often having supported … Continue reading

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History events & news at 12 February

SS Mendi Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 February 10am-12pm. ‘Is this Art?’ Museumand, the National Caribbean Heritage Museum, will be leading a series of informative sessions discussing: What is art? How to view art? The works of some of  the artists featured … Continue reading

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History and the Continuing Fight for Democracy, Social Justice and Anti-Racism

Saturday 9 January – Wednesday 3 February. Journey to Justice Exhibition Weekdays 11am-6pm, Saturday 12noon-4pm Multi-media travelling exhibition focused on the US civil rights movement, its links with the UK and its wider impact. The exhibition is a dynamic mix of photographs, … Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News at 17 December

Council Meetings January 10 – Scrutiny and Overview Committee 12 – Planning and Planning Sub-committee 17 – Health and Social Care Scrutiny Sub-Committee 23 – Cabinet 26 – Planning and Planning Sub-committee 30 – Council 31 – Streets, Environment and … Continue reading

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Hate Crime Crisis Looming in Croydon

  Religious hate crime has risen dramatically in Croydon compared with London *       General faith hate up 94% (39.6%) *       Islamophobia up 70% (56.6%) Other forms of hate crime are also on the rise but at a lower level than … Continue reading

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Black History Events – Birmingham, Leeds, London, Salford

See events also at https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2016/09/09/black-history-events Tuesday 4 October. 2pm. ‘Race, racism and the working class struggle’ Talk by Lou Kushnick, founder of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre. Working Class Movement Library, Salford. Wednesday 5 October. 7.30 pm. … Continue reading

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Hate Crime Seminar 20 April

Organised by Croydon’s Safer Neighbourhood Board and Faiths Together in Croydon, and funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime. The event will cover: – action being taken by the police and the Safer Croydon Partnership on hate crime … Continue reading

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