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White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter
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White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter

Phrase emblazoned on banner flown over Etihad Stadium ahead of clash between Burnley and Manchester City
23 Jun 2020
Why the FBI is investigating a spate of hangings
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Why the FBI is investigating a spate of hangings

Recent deaths of six African-American and Hispanic people spark fears of lynchings
22 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Black lives mattered. Now what?’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Black lives mattered. Now what?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 22 June
22 Jun 2020
Should the UK pay slavery reparations?
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Should the UK pay slavery reparations?

Greene King and Lloyd’s of London pledge to pay compensation over founders’ links to human trafficking
18 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Starmer must complete ‘purge of Corbynism’
Keir Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Starmer must complete ‘purge of Corbynism’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 16 June
16 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter race inquiry: who is Munira Mirza?
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Black Lives Matter race inquiry: who is Munira Mirza?

The Downing Street adviser has accused previous anti-racism probes of fostering ‘culture of grievance’
16 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter: are blue plaques next?
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Black Lives Matter: are blue plaques next?

English Heritage to review all 950 of the commemorative signs in London for links to racism
15 Jun 2020
Reaction: BLM activist saves counter-protester amid clashes
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Reaction: BLM activist saves counter-protester amid clashes

Photo of Patrick Hutchinson rescuing injured man from London crowd has gone viral
15 Jun 2020
Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows
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Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows

Atlanta police chief resigns after unarmed black man killed by officer
15 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Racists think England is theirs’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Racists think England is theirs’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 15 June
15 Jun 2020
Boris Johnson sparks anger with BAME ‘victimisation’ comment
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Boris Johnson sparks anger with BAME ‘victimisation’ comment

Campaigners welcome race commission launch announcement - but criticise PM’s ‘condescending’ language
15 Jun 2020
Is Priti Patel guilty of gaslighting BLM protesters?
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Is Priti Patel guilty of gaslighting BLM protesters?

Labour MPs accuse home secretary of exploiting her Asian heritage in racism debate
12 Jun 2020
How coronavirus and Black Lives Matter emboldened far-right
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How coronavirus and Black Lives Matter emboldened far-right

Anti-racism protest in London called off over fears of clashes with hate groups
12 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: no nuance in the ‘age of identity politics’
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Instant Opinion: no nuance in the ‘age of identity politics’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 12 June
12 Jun 2020
Quiz of The Week: 6 - 12 June
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Quiz of The Week: 6 - 12 June

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
12 Jun 2020
Which UK cities most benefited from the slave trade?
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Which UK cities most benefited from the slave trade?

London, Liverpool and Bristol among those built with proceeds of human trafficking
11 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: BLM ‘risks becoming an empty slogan’
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Instant Opinion: BLM ‘risks becoming an empty slogan’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 11 June
11 Jun 2020
Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?
The statue of Cecil Rhodes at Oriel College, Oxford
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Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?

Cecil Rhodes and even William Gladstone may share Edward Colston’s fate
10 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’
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Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 10 June
10 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Starmer not enough to ‘skewer’ Johnson
Keir Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Starmer not enough to ‘skewer’ Johnson

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 9 June
9 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexit is ‘triggering a race to the bottom’
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Instant Opinion: Brexit is ‘triggering a race to the bottom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 8 June
8 Jun 2020
The differences between British and US police tactics
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The differences between British and US police tactics

American officers accused of escalating George Floyd demonstrations by using excessive force
8 Jun 2020
Reaction: BLM protesters tear down slave trader statue
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Reaction: BLM protesters tear down slave trader statue

Home Secretary Priti Patel describes the toppling as ‘utterly disgraceful’ vandalism
8 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: will protests trigger a second wave?
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Coronavirus: will protests trigger a second wave?

Research shows BAME demonstrators may be especially vulnerable to Covid-19
3 Jun 2020
Reaction: Trump threatens protesters with military force
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Reaction: Trump threatens protesters with military force

Violence spreads across US following police killing of black man in Minneapolis
2 Jun 2020
Houston Texans join NFL protest after ‘inmates’ comment
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Houston Texans join NFL protest after ‘inmates’ comment

Team owner Bob McNair criticised for ‘disrespectful’ analogy at players-owners meeting
30 Oct 2017
NFL players boycott anthem after Trump tirade
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NFL players boycott anthem after Trump tirade

The US President urged bosses to sack ‘disrespectful’ players who knelt in protest at racial injustice
25 Sep 2017
Fake news: Seven bizarre stories that went viral
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Fake news: Seven bizarre stories that went viral

From Pizzagate to Brexit, these are some of the biggest whoppers circulating online
31 Jan 2017
Colin Kaepernick protests: Activist to start for 49ers
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Colin Kaepernick protests: Activist to start for 49ers

Controversial quarterback who refuses to stand for US national anthem is in starting line-up against Buffalo Bills
12 Oct 2016
Charlotte: State of emergency declared after protester shot
Police clash with protestors in Charlotte
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Charlotte: State of emergency declared after protester shot

Demonstrations against killing of two black men turn violent during second night of rioting in North Carolina
22 Sep 2016
Colin Kaepernick: Hero or traitor?
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Colin Kaepernick: Hero or traitor?

American footballer divides US after refusing to stand for the national anthem in protest at racial injustice
19 Sep 2016
Black Lives Matter protests blockade airports
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Black Lives Matter protests blockade airports

Roads to Heathrow and Birmingham airports were blocked, as were streets in Manchester and Nottingham
5 Aug 2016
Police who shot black therapist 'meant to shoot patient'
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Police who shot black therapist 'meant to shoot patient'

Video of Charles Kinsey shows him telling officials his patient was playing with toy truck and not a firearm
22 Jul 2016
Jesse Williams gives 'one of the best award speeches ever'
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Jesse Williams gives 'one of the best award speeches ever'

Grey's Anatomy star delivers blistering address on racial inequality as he receives activism award
27 Jun 2016
Beyonce's black power Super Bowl show sparks row
Beyonce Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show
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Beyonce's black power Super Bowl show sparks row

New York's former mayor attacks singer's 'outrageous' and 'anti-police' half-time performance
9 Feb 2016
The legacy of slavery: three challenges for the US
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The legacy of slavery: three challenges for the US

America is once again going through a period of soul-searching, 150 years after abolition of slavery
9 Dec 2015
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