Posts tagged uk
Posts tagged uk
A report by the IPCC reveals the disturbing number of black people who die in police custody. The 105 page report titled, ‘Deaths in or following police custody: An examination of the cases 1998/99 – 2008/09 reveals an alarming trend of black deaths in police custody. It was found that 68% of people who died in police custody were arrested for non violent offences. There was a breach of police procedure in 27% of cases and that people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds were more likely to be restrained whilst in police custody than whites.
Just Saying…Previous research was flawed, say experts, but findings will shock those who campaign against the drug’s use…
But, in all seriousness don’t ABUSE DRUGS!!!
It’s wrong to abuse any drug as though it’s your route to happiness and fulfillment and being a better person. Quite simply, you don’t find that in drugs.
The “Worldwide Evils of Black Culture?”: This is food as a basic necessity. They are coming because they’re hungry.
"Fried chicken won’t work in Chelsea, Kensington or Hampstead, or anywhere like that. It’s only places for the lower middle class or working class. That’s the only place you can do it."
No surprise that it is in the most deprived areas that fast-food outlets, and fried chicken places in particular, seem to thrive. Since 1998, the average income of the poorest households has risen by 17.5%. In the same time, food prices rose by 25%.
In the borough of Tower Hamlets, home of the capital’s most deprived children, for every school there are 42 fast-food outlets. In inner-city London generally, the figure is 37. In the country at large, on average just 25.
National Trust warns that City living, time pressures and a decline in the desire to explore is leaving many people ‘disconnected’ from the outdoors
Extensive report on British and American racial attitudes shows two countries in close alignment
Signs of a Corrupt Society: As a top teen model, Sara Ziff was earning the kind of money her school friends could only dream of. But there was a price to pay. She tells Louise France why she has made a documentary about what really happens behind the cameras
In Northern Ireland, Belfast city council’s Re-imaging Communities programme replaces old murals with new ones, charting the social, cultural and industrial heritage of the Lower Shankill area
released 20 years ago on a classic teenage album (for me at least)!!!! could’ve been made last week though…
has anything really changed for a lot of the poorest in the uk? not too sure it has…in which case, we’re still playing with fire
"HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF, FIRST AS TRAGEDY, SECOND AS FARCE" -Karl Marx
so, what about THIRD AND FOURTH AND FIFTH AND SIXTH….???
The white working class are discriminated against because of their accent, style, food, clothes, postcodes and even their names, but not because they are white, according to a Runnymede Trust study
The glass ceiling preventing talented black and minority ethnic managers from stepping up into top executive jobs is still rigidly in place despite a range of high-profile government diversity initiatives over the last few years, according to research.
An article from 2008: Children killing each other over ‘trivial’ slights and girls increasingly involved