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Racial Stereotypes: how far have we come?

The Jenkins Orphanage, Charleston by Emily Needle The end of the nineteenth century in Charleston; a rise in crime. Assaults, robberies, prostitution, illegal trafficking and gambling, with fights and stabbings frequent. Bootlegging was the only option for many poor African-Americans who could not afford to pay for expensive goods. Wealthy African-Americans often requested the protection […]

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‘Everything has changed and nothing has changed’

Gary Younge and Russell Brand on Ferguson, Missouri, ‘Everything has changed and nothing has changed.’ http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/aug/15/michael-brown-ferguson-america-racism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RU_Z7kD5i7g&list=UUswH8ovgUp5Bdg-0_JTYFNw

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Britain and the struggle for human rights an article by Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC

Read Britain and the struggle for human rights an article by Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC – JtoJ steering group member and founder of human rights law firm Bindmans LLP; Chair of British Institute of Human Rights 2005-13. Legaladviser to the Race Relations Board 1966-1983.  

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Journey to Justice – the launch – 21st June 2014

On 21 June the wonderful Conway Hall was host to our launch – a night of song, dance, poetry, film and speeches celebrating movements for social justice – compered by our Chairman Mark Hutchinson.  There was a  full house and teams of dedicated volunteers prepared delicious food and drink, all donated. The launch was made […]

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Welcome by Chair of Journey to Justice, Mark Hutchinson

“Ben, make sure you play ‘Precious Lord, Take My Hand’ in the meeting tonight, play it real pretty.” These were the last words uttered by Martin Luther King on 4th April 1968 to the musician Ben Branch.  Today, Journey to Justice launches its first project examining the creativity of and links between the American civil […]

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Welcome by Director of Journey To Justice, Carrie Supple

All campaigns for justice are made up of individual journeys and everyone has a story to tell. June 21st 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the murder of civil rights workers, James Chaney, Andy Goodman and Michael Schwerner in Mississippi. The launch of Journey to Justice is dedicated to their memory. We remember Kevin Gately […]

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