R.I.P Stephen Lawrence

UK NEWS: MET POLICE HIT BY CLAIM IT OPERATED SEGREGATED VANS FOR BLACK AND WHITE OFFICERS

Via The Guardian An “apartheid” system of discrimination and racist bullying operated at a London police station, according to claims made yesterday on the tenth anniversary of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report. An Asian police community support officer alleged that he and other ethnic minority officers were made to travel separately from white officers. Asad Saeed, who will make his claims at an employment tribunal tomorrow, told in legal documents how one officer ordered a black woman colleague to get out of []

UK NEWS: STEPHEN LAWRENCE REMEMBERED

Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death at a bus stop in Eltham in 1993 The mother of Stephen Lawrence has said her pain remains “undiminished” as she marked 15 years since his death in a racist attack. Doreen Lawrence was joined by more than 300 people including Prime Minister Gordon Brown at a memorial service in central London. Stephen, 18, was murdered by white youths in Eltham, south-east London in 1993 but no-one was convicted. Justice Secretary Jack Straw said his death []