On July 2nd, 35 JtoJ supporters met by Zoom to share their responses to the murder of George Floyd. Our aim was to gather examples of challenging racism and learn from each other.Continue Reading
Seeing George Floyd murdered in front of our eyes and the eruption of pain and rage which followed, has galvanised a phenomenal determination around the world to bring real, systemic change. It was a tipping point for those who are tired of yet another atrocity.
Benjamin Zephaniah said the number and range of people speaking out and marching in solidarity gives us hope, but the road is long. The work of Journey to Justice is an ongoing response to centuries of racism.
Racism is woven into the …Continue Reading
Tania Aubeelack spoke powerfully on behalf of JtoJ. She talked about the Mangrove 9 campaign for justice, focused on the role of Althea Lecointe Jones, physician and leader of the UK Black Power Movement.Continue Reading
This session focused on our work with local communities in the UK, including those tackling racial inequality. We made connections to key actors including Bayard Rustin, Paul Robeson & more recent activists.Continue Reading
I really enjoyed celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Kick It Out. It was well-hosted and everyone who attended the event had a genuine passion and commitment to transform the world of football into a better and more inclusive place. Carrie, Martin, Parul, Pat, Tamla and I ran a stall showing our films and examples of how our work links with various sports.Continue Reading
‘There are three urgent and indeed great problems that we face not only in the United States of America but all over the world today. That is the problem of racism, the problem of war and the problem of poverty.’Continue Reading