Remembering Stephen Lawrence

22nd April 2018 Socialist Action 0

Today is the 25th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence – the 18 year old who was killed in an unprovoked racist attack and then his family denied justice by a racist policing system.

Photo: Maja Kucova

Diane Abbott is right to promote black unity

16th January 2012 Socialist Action 0

By Andrew Williams

The recent grotesque furore whipped up against Diane Abbott, based on an entirely mischievous and unsustainable accusation of racism, coming within a day of the long-awaiting verdict in the Stephen Lawrence trial, looked remarkably like an opportunist backlash against the progressive discussion on racism that began to unfold as a result of the trial.