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News release – For immediate release
16th June 2016
Jo Cox shooting and stabbing took place in the context of racist and inflammatory discussion on immigration
In response …
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Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) are organising a trip to the Nazi’s …
There’s loads of exciting comedy. But what we tend to see on telly are the rather mundane ones. I think those are two very different things. I love the fact that you can create something out of action and you can go and do something. You come back and that forms the narrative. I love making activism part of the show so people come along and join in.
This is a practical guide on what to do if you find groups of Nazis and other racists descending on your town. It is partly based on experience from those areas that have already dealt with such demonstrations—often mobilising at short notice.
Stand Up to Racism has called two days of action for the Convoy to Calais – on Friday 10th June and Friday 17th June. These …
Diane Nash was head of SNCC at Tennessee University. She said, “It was clear to me that if we allowed the Freedom Ride to stop at that point, just after so much violence had been inflicted, the message would have been sent that all you have to do to stop a nonviolent campaign is inflict massive violence.” Nash got a group of students, including herself, to drop out of college and take up the ride from Birmingham. Bull Connor arrested them, but they sang defiantly in the prison cells.