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Black Lives Matter protestors in London following George Floyd's death

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    How the world reacted to Derek Chauvin’s sentence for the murder of George Floyd

  • Jordan Banjo (L) and Ashley Banjo, accepting Virgin Medias Must-See Moment award for Diversity's performance on "Britain's Got Talent", pose in the Winners Room at the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards 2021 at Television Centre on June 6, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
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    Ashley Banjo’s powerful Baftas speech has set Twitter on fire, for good reason

  • MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 23: People march in honor of George Floyd on May 23, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The National Action Network and members of George Floyd's family hosted an inaugural remembrance to honor the life of Floyd, who was killed by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. Chauvin has since been convicted of multiple murder counts in Floyds death. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
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    How we can all be better allies in the fight against racism

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Nathalie Emmanuel explains her “frustration” a year after George Floyd’s murder

“Movements tend to be a trend...”

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The world reacts as Derek Chauvin is convicted of murdering George Floyd

“Pain and joy all in one...”

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Netflix's Becoming: Michelle Obama in behind-the-scenes still
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33 things to watch on Netflix that put Black people front and centre

From Ava DuVernay’s 13th to The Incredible Jessica James.

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Keke Palmer’s VMA speech on racism is everything we need to hear right now

“It's our time to be the change we want to see.”

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"Don't call me BAME, my identity is so much more than that"

Why are we the communities of people who make up a significant 14% of the population, still lumped together under the dated title of BAME?

Prince Harry
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Prince Harry apologises for “endemic” institutional racism in a powerful new address

His words echo those of his wife Meghan Markle in a speech made after George Floyd’s death.

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Alexandra Burke shares her experience of “heartbreaking” racism in the music industry

The X Factor star says she was told to bleach her skin “to look whiter”.

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Brits 2020: Stormzy
People

Stormzy’s statement behind his £10m donation to fight racial inequality is a vital read

The rapper has made an important pledge following George Floyd's death.

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BabyNames.com's black lives matter tribute
People

How a popular baby names website took a stand for #BlackLivesMatter

“Each of these names was somebody’s baby.”

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Alicia Keys
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Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, and Michelle Obama join forces to rally and inspire young people

“We won’t solve anything if we’re only willing to do what’s easiest.”

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Leona Lewis, hair detail, attends the premiere of Focus Features' "Emma." at DGA Theater on February 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)
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Leona Lewis’ story about her confrontation with a white store owner is a must-read

If you don’t think racism is a problem in the UK, you need to listen to what Leona Lewis has to say.

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Sophie Turner responds to those criticising her decision to attend anti-racism protest

“Justice will be done when society reflects our beliefs that we are all equal. Until then there should be no peace.”

Melanie Janine Brown, known as Mel B walks the red carpet ahead of the Opening Ceremony and the "La Vérité" (The Truth) screening during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 28, 2019 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/WireImage,)
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Mel B explains why it’s so hurtful when white people say they “don’t see colour”

In a revealing interview, the Spice Girls star has revealed what it’s like to be “the only brown girl in the room”.

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Serena Williams has a message for those who think she’s responsible for Alexis Ohanian’s resignation

The couple sat down during an Instagram Live to candidly discuss Alexis’ powerful decision to resign from Reddit.

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Belly Mujinga: Tens of thousands of people gather in Hyde Park to protest against the abuse of the rights of Black people across the world and to call for an end to systemic racism and police brutality on 03 June, 2020
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Over a million people have signed the ‘Justice for Belly Mujinga’ petition

Belly Mujinga died of Covid-19 after she was spat on at work at London’s Victoria station.

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Regina King on Black Lives Matter.
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Regina King recalls why her son’s driving lessons were different to those of his white friends

And everybody should listen to it.

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Ellen Pompeo wants to know why police are carrying machine guns at anti-racism protests

“At the Women’s March, there were no machine guns. At Pride marches, there were no machine guns. But the Black Lives Matter march? Machine guns everywhere.”

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Question Time: Donna Kinnair.
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Dame Donna Kinnair describes the racism nurses face everyday

“Just look at the health of our nation and that will tell you about some of the structural inequalities that we have.”

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13 brilliant black-owned fashion brands for your shopping list

Begin making a change by getting to know these black-owned fashion brands

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Meghan Markle responds to George Floyd’s killing in a powerful new address

The Duchess of Sussex reflected on recent events in an address to students at her former school.

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