Tag Archives: Stephen Lawrence

MLK’s speech 50 years on: Has racism become smarter?

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Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his momentous, stirring speech “I have a dream”.  But do we listen, feel elevated and inspired, but then ignore it like a dream forgotten as soon as we wake up? And in the process, is racism just getting smarter at subsisting?

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Court Reporting: Nothing but the truth

Scales of Justice of Old Bailey court - © Ben Sutherland

WATCHING THE START of the Stephen Lawrence trial, plus a murder trial with a recording of someone killed with a red hot poker, brought the crime world too close for (dis)comfort.

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