Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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Is Increasing Stop and Search The Answer to London’s Crime Wave?

Knife crime up 52%, burglary 17%, robbery 59%; London homicides higher than New York for February and March - Labour and Conservatives are quick to point fingers to attribute fault. Perhaps it is neither.

Is Boris Johnson Preparing for a General Election?

As part of his new role as Prime Minister, Boris Johnson recently announced 20,000 new police roles and up to 10,000 new prison places. He also announced increased powers for police to stop and search individuals and...

Stop And Search: Do You Know Your Rights?

Boris Johnson's new plans to inject £1.1bn into the police force and hire an extra 20,000 police officers by 2022 means that more young people will be stop and searched My job is...

We NEED A Black Police Force To Solve Knife Crime

Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows to crack down on crime by extending Section 60, allowing for more stop and search powers for the police. Under the new government’s plans announced on the 11th of...

A Police Force That’s Been ‘Utterly Transformed’?

Recently Scotland Yard Chief Commissioner Cressida Dick has insisted that the Metropolitan Police is no longer regarded as “institutionally racist”, which she believes is a label that is harmful. Believing it creates distrust within the public towards...

Stabbed in The Back – Et Tu, Sadiq?: A Response To The Rise In London Knife Crime

New alternatives need to be found in light of disappointing measures to curb London’s knife crime epidemic. When Raheem Kassam was interviewed by Sky News in early 2018 after pejoratively describing London as...
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Mental health in the global black community

On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African American man, was murdered by a white...
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Did you know Yoga had a huge Impact on mental health?

In light of the recent Coronavirus pandemic, mental health has been at the forefront of many discussions. Staying indoors and living in...

A case of race: How racism can impact mental health

Racism is not short of its involvement in popular discussion. As debates of race and identity have increased tenfold, due mostly to...

What is lock-down like around the world?

Migrant workers throng buses amid the nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus at Lal Kuan Bus Stand n Ghaziabad,...

War commemorations during a pandemic: right or wrong?

For a nation that loves any excuse for a good old party, frustrations were riding high as Victory in Europe's 75th anniversary...