Stephen Lawrence exclusive: how two gangs’ racist rivalry led to murder, the getaway and how the police were ‘bought’
To mark the 25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s death, we republish here our exclusive three-part investigation into the background to his murder, based on detailed conversations with an individual associated with criminal underworld figures linked to the families of the men who killed him.
On the sixth day, the kids set up barricades blocking the main road north out of the City of London for nearly seven hours, because Rashan Charles is dead and they want justice.
West Ham United FC played its final game at the Boleyn on Tuesday night (10 May). It was supposed to be a massive party, a celebration of 112 years and 2,398 games at the ground. But before the first ball was kicked a mini riot took place.
The protest song is back and its return can be dated precisely to 9 August 2014. On that day a police officer shot and murdered an 18 year old black man, Michael Brown. Since then, we have seen a number of artists produce songs of rage, lament and protest.
The powerful video for Call the Cops, by Rob Hustle featuring Bump, is made from real footage of police brutality, edited together.
In Baltimore this weekend there has been a massive spike in murders and violent assaults. The big question is: why?