Edward Colston statue replaced by sculpture of black protester

Edward Colston statue replaced by sculpture of black protester

Artist Marc Quinn’s piece was installed on the plinth in Bristol shortly before 5am on Wednesday.

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Shaka Hislop: Governing bodies put balance sheets ahead of stamping out racism

Shaka Hislop: Governing bodies put balance sheets ahead of stamping out racism

Wilfried Zaha and David McGoldrick were the victims of online racist abuse.

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Footballers must use profile to ‘scream’ about racism, says Ronaldo

Footballers must use profile to ‘scream’ about racism, says Ronaldo

Sports stars have taken the knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Judge prevents former Confederate capital from removing any more statues

Judge prevents former Confederate capital from removing any more statues

The 60-day injunction was issued after several monuments in Richmond, Virginia were taken down.

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Ringo Starr salutes Black Lives Matter during 80th birthday livestream

Ringo Starr salutes Black Lives Matter during 80th birthday livestream

The former Beatle enlisted the help of some of his famous friends.

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Mississippi’s Jackson council votes to relocate statue of president

Mississippi’s Jackson council votes to relocate statue of president

It comes as globally people reconsider monuments to historical figures with connections to slavery and racism.

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Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality

Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen were among six drivers who opted not to take a knee.

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Two women critically injured after car drives through crowd of protesters in Seattle

Two women critically injured after car drives through crowd of protesters in Seattle

Seattle has been the site of prolonged unrest following the May 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which sparked nationwide protests.

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Copenhagen’s ‘racist fish’ Little Mermaid statue vandalised again

Copenhagen’s ‘racist fish’ Little Mermaid statue vandalised again

The Danish capital’s landmark has repeatedly been vandalised.

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Johnson: People should not be ‘bullied’ into ‘taking the knee’

Johnson: People should not be ‘bullied’ into ‘taking the knee’

The Prime Minister said he believes in ‘substance’ not ‘gestures’.

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Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay team up for Netflix series

Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay team up for Netflix series

Kaepernick sparked a debate on racism after kneeling during the national anthem to protest against police brutality.

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Premier League, PFA and EFL launch placement scheme for ethnic minority coaches

Premier League, PFA and EFL launch placement scheme for ethnic minority coaches

The Premier League, English Football League and Professional Footballers’ Association have worked together to set up the scheme.

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Man shot and killed at US protest against Breonna Taylor’s death

Man shot and killed at US protest against Breonna Taylor’s death

The black woman was shot eight times by officers who burst into her home using an incorrect no-knock narcotics warrant.

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Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after violence

Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after violence

Protesters pulled down two statues, including one of an anti-slavery US Civil War hero.

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Lampard hails ‘brave’ Sterling in equality battle but warns against naming names

Lampard hails ‘brave’ Sterling in equality battle but warns against naming names

Chelsea boss Lampard feels Sterling has been slightly casual in his comparison of four former England internationals.

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US police force is a ‘terror squad’, will.i.am claims

US police force is a ‘terror squad’, will.i.am claims

The musician called for more investment in education in deprived communities.

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Crowds tear down statues and attack state senator in Wisconsin

Crowds tear down statues and attack state senator in Wisconsin

Governor Tony Evers has said he is prepared to send in the National Guard.

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Jimmy Kimmel apologises for ’embarrassing’ blackface sketches

Jimmy Kimmel apologises for ’embarrassing’ blackface sketches

He said he had ‘evolved and matured over the last 20-years’.

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Burnley players ‘ashamed and embarrassed’ by plane banner says captain Ben Mee

Burnley players ‘ashamed and embarrassed’ by plane banner says captain Ben Mee

A ‘White lives matter Burnley’ banner was flown past Etihad Stadium prior to the side’s clash with Manchester City.

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Cork sculptor chosen to create monument that honours black activist who tackled segregation laws

Cork sculptor chosen to create monument that honours black activist who tackled segregation laws

The Cork sculptor who created the acclaimed artwork remembering the solidarity shown by the Native American Choctaw people is to create a new piece, honouring the Black activist who helped end racist segregation laws.

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The Specials star Lynval Golding says seeing BLM protests felt ‘great’

The Specials star Lynval Golding says seeing BLM protests felt ‘great’

Seeing Edward Colston’s statue come down in Bristol brought ‘so much joy’, he added.

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Appeal to trace demonstrators over ‘abhorrent’ protest behaviour

Appeal to trace demonstrators over ‘abhorrent’ protest behaviour

More than 100 officers have been attacked during protests in recent weeks

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Deadly shooting in Seattle protest zone

Deadly shooting in Seattle protest zone

Authorities said the shooting before dawn on Saturday happened in the area known as CHOP, which stands for Capitol Hill Occupied Protest.

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Kevin Hart: A conversation on justice in America

Kevin Hart: A conversation on justice in America

Kevin Hart on how white America needs to help end police brutality

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Ian Wright shares ‘terrifying’ racist abuse he received on social media

Ian Wright shares ‘terrifying’ racist abuse he received on social media

Wright has been a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Juneteenth: What is the significance of June 19 in America?

Juneteenth: What is the significance of June 19 in America?

The day celebrating the end of slavery feels more pertinent than ever as Black Lives Matter protests happen all over the country.

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Mobo founder: We are experiencing a watershed moment

Mobo founder: We are experiencing a watershed moment

Kanya King published an open letter this week, addressing racism in the music industry.

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Bank of England condemns ‘inexcusable’ slave trade links of its former leaders

Bank of England condemns ‘inexcusable’ slave trade links of its former leaders

Insurance giant Lloyd’s of London and pub chain Greene King say they will devote large sums of money to projects assisting minorities.

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RFU to review historical context of ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’

RFU to review historical context of ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’

The governing body feels many fans do not understand the song’s full history.

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Players and officials take a knee on Premier League’s return at Villa Park

Players and officials take a knee on Premier League’s return at Villa Park

Referee Michael Oliver blew the whistle for kick-off, before he and his officials joined all the players in kneeling for around 10 seconds.

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Protesters in Virginia tear down another Confederate statue

Protesters in Virginia tear down another Confederate statue

The Howitzers Monument was located near Virginia Commonwealth University’s Monroe Park campus in Richmond.

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This is how to constructively speak to a parent about their racist remarks

This is how to constructively speak to a parent about their racist remarks

When it comes to loved ones, calling out discrimination isn’t always easy.

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Tulisa Contostavlos apologises for Misha B treatment but slams racism claims

Tulisa Contostavlos apologises for Misha B treatment but slams racism claims

The former X Factor judge said she regrets confronting the singer publicly.

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Man shot in US during protest over Spanish conqueror’s statue

Man shot in US during protest over Spanish conqueror’s statue

The incident took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Dean Smith ‘fully supports’ Tyrone Mings for joining Black Lives Matter protest

Dean Smith ‘fully supports’ Tyrone Mings for joining Black Lives Matter protest

Aston Villa defender Mings was part of the anti-racism marches in Birmingham earlier this month.

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Fleur East: I was told I wouldn’t sell records with my natural hair

Fleur East: I was told I wouldn’t sell records with my natural hair

The singer and presenter addressed the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Atlanta police release video of fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta police release video of fatal shooting of black man

Rayshard Brooks was killed following a scuffle with police.

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Black ‘hero’ who saved white man in far-right rally in London wants ‘equality for all’

Black ‘hero’ who saved white man in far-right rally in London wants ‘equality for all’

Patrick Hutchinson carried an injured white man to safety during a violent far-right rally in central London.

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Scotland's First Minister brands protesters ‘shameful’ as police head off major clash in Glasgow

Scotland's First Minister brands protesters ‘shameful’ as police head off major clash in Glasgow

The Scottish First Minister was speaking at the daily coronavirus press briefing.

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Donald Trump hints he will boycott NFL and US Soccer if players kneel

Donald Trump hints he will boycott NFL and US Soccer if players kneel

Colin Kaepernick started kneeling in 2016 to highlight racial inequality.

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Áine Mulloy: ‘Living in Ireland as a black or brown person means you’ve probably experienced racism’

Áine Mulloy: ‘Living in Ireland as a black or brown person means you’ve probably experienced racism’

As the protests continue across America, Áine Mulloy recalls growing up in rural Ireland, the only black family in a small Irish town.

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Black Lives Matter protesters fill Trafalgar Square

Black Lives Matter protesters fill Trafalgar Square

Black Lives Matter protesters flocked to London’s Trafalgar Square on Friday afternoon, as widespread demonstrations continued following the death of George Floyd in the US.

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Jeremy Corbyn: There is a case for taking down some statues

Jeremy Corbyn: There is a case for taking down some statues

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said “there is a case for taking down some statues” as he argued for more education on the UK's colonialist past.

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Premier League player names to be replaced with ‘Black Lives Matters’ on shirts

Premier League player names to be replaced with ‘Black Lives Matters’ on shirts

Top flight teams will also carry the logo on jerseys and pay tribute to the NHS for the remainder of the campaign.

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Baden-Powell statue in UK boarded up after appearing on target list

Baden-Powell statue in UK boarded up after appearing on target list

Campaigners in England had highlighted Baden-Powell’s associations with the Nazis and the Hitler Youth programme.

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Boris Johnson on statues row: We cannot try to edit or censor our past

Boris Johnson on statues row: We cannot try to edit or censor our past

Boris Johnson has said it is “absurd and shameful” that the statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square was at risk of attack from anti-racism protesters.

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John Cleese criticises decision to remove Fawlty Towers episode from UKTV

John Cleese criticises decision to remove Fawlty Towers episode from UKTV

UKTV, which is owned by BBC Studios, said it had made The Germans unavailable while it carries out a review.

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Statue of black playwright attacked in same UK city where slave trader's statue was toppled

Statue of black playwright attacked in same UK city where slave trader's statue was toppled

A statue in England of the Jamaican playwright and actor Alfred Fagon has been attacked with bleach.

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'This is profiling' - UK police force apologises after video shows officers confronting black couple

'This is profiling' - UK police force apologises after video shows officers confronting black couple

A British police force has issued a public apology after two officers stopped a middle-aged black couple and demanded they show their IDs because they were “driving a motor vehicle on a road”.

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Tomorrow's Black Lives Matter protest in London called off over far-right fears

Tomorrow's Black Lives Matter protest in London called off over far-right fears

Black Lives Matter organisers have cancelled a protest in London’s Hyde Park over fears it would be hijacked by far-right groups.

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Khan warns of ‘violence and disorder’ as far-right protest planned in London

Khan warns of ‘violence and disorder’ as far-right protest planned in London

The Mayor of London has pleaded with protesters to stay at home this weekend.

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Council opts for 24-hour security as it postpones removal of Baden-Powell statue on protesters’ hit-list

Council opts for 24-hour security as it postpones removal of Baden-Powell statue on protesters’ hit-list

A local authority in England has postponed the removal of a statue of Robert Baden-Powell, as residents vow to protect it from protesters.

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Eamon Ryan apologises for using N-word in Dáil while calling for inclusivity

Eamon Ryan apologises for using N-word in Dáil while calling for inclusivity

The Green Party leader has come under fire from his own party members after he used a racial slur in the Dáil.

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Who was Scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell and why is he controversial?

Who was Scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell and why is he controversial?

A statue of Scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell is to be temporarily removed from a spot in Dorset amid concerns it could be targeted by protesters.

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Residents vow to protect statue of Scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell who protesters claim had 'Nazi sympathies'

Residents vow to protect statue of Scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell who protesters claim had 'Nazi sympathies'

Local residents have vowed to fight to protect a statue of Robert Baden-Powell which is set to be removed temporarily for its protection after it was placed on a target list by protesters.

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8 anti-racist books for children and teens to read

8 anti-racist books for children and teens to read

Bolster your family’s understanding of racism and what you can all do to make a difference.

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