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New Black History school resource focuses on Brighton visit from Three African Kings to tackle racism

Graham Robson July 19, 2021

A local community group is creating new school resources for primary and secondary schools focusing on the story of the Three Kings of Botswana and their visit to Brighton and Sussex in 1895

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PANEL: Gender, violence and racially minoritised communities

Graham Robson May 22, 2021

A free online session is to be hosted by University of Sussex’s Centre for Gender Studies to explore issues around sexual and gender based violence and abuse for people who experience racism

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Councillors in Brighton & Hove consider anti-racist schools plan

Graham Robson November 10, 2020

Councillors in Brighton & Hove are being asked to support the development of a city-wide anti-racist schools strategy, which would see Brighton & Hove City Council’s education team working in partnership with the Brighton & Hove Educators of Colour Collective.

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COMMENT: Do not dismiss or explain away the rise in recorded homophobia

Craig Hanlon-Smith October 13, 2020

I experienced three serious incidents within the space of just over a year in 2017-2018 and following the public service and legal response to the first, I did not report the other two.

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Hate Crimes at record high, new figures from Home Office reveal.

Graham Robson October 13, 2020

Statistics released by the Home Office have revealed that hate crime has hit its highest level on record with 105,090 hate crimes recorded in 2019/20, up 8% compared with 97,446 offences in 2018/19.

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week: Race Hate Crime Webinar on Monday, October 12

Graham Robson October 10, 2020

On behalf of the Metropolitan Police, organisers of National Hate Crime Awareness Week (#NationalHCAW) invite you to a free National Hate Crime Awareness Week webinar on Race on Monday, October 12 from 2pm.

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Business News

Black Lives Matter – being a better LGBTQ+ ally

Gscene Editorial Team August 22, 2020

Gscene: Black Lives Matter – being a better LGBTQ+ ally

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General News

Reports of homophobia and racism continue to rise in English football

Besi Besemar November 28, 2018

New figures show discriminatory abuse is on the rise again in English football, with racism the most common form of hate speech reported. Statistics from Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, reveal an increase in reports for the sixth consecutive year.

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