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    ‘Institutional sexism’: Police watchdog backs Met’s handling of Sarah Everard vigil

    ‘Institutional sexism’: Police watchdog backs Met’s handling of Sarah Everard vigil

    THE OFFICIAL police watchdog has been criticised for its report backing the Metropolitan police’s handling of a vigil held in memory of Sarah Everard at Clapham Common. Home Secretary Priti Patel had ordered a report…

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    IOPC welcomes report that addresses disproportionate use of stop and search on BAME people

    IOPC welcomes report that addresses disproportionate use of stop and search on BAME people

    THE INDEPENDENT Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has welcomed a new report that plans to address disparities of police’s use of stop and search on the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. The report, published today…

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    COVID-19 UPDATE: London’s African-Caribbean community urged by NHS to get the jab

    COVID-19 UPDATE: London’s African-Caribbean community urged by NHS to get the jab

    NHS STAFF have urged members of the African-Caribbean community in London to take the vaccine. Doctors, nurses and other frontline staff have come forward to reassure communities that receiving the jab is safe and has undergone…

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    JN Group makes heavy capital investments to strengthen operations, improve service and expand reach

    JN Group makes heavy capital investments to strengthen operations, improve service and expand reach

    THE JAMAICA National Group- the Caribbean conglomerate that owns and operates The Voice Newspaper and JN Bank UK – made intense capital investments during the financial year ending March 2020, as it sought to further…

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    BAME Britons more likely to face “premium poverty” through higher living costs, study finds

    BAME Britons more likely to face “premium poverty” through higher living costs, study finds

    BRITONS FROM black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds are reported to be facing disproportionately higher living costs because of the onset of “poverty premium,” a new study shows. It found that people on low incomes…

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    Race and Health Observatory host first webinar addressing COVID-19 vaccines hesitancy

    Race and Health Observatory host first webinar addressing COVID-19 vaccines hesitancy

    LEADING BLACK and minority ethnic health experts from the NHS Race and Health Observatory addressed key concerns, facts and misinformation over Covid-19 and vaccines in a live webinar which attracted over 870 people on February…

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    “It did the job”: Determined mother offered three bedroom flat after The Voice challenges council

    “It did the job”: Determined mother offered three bedroom flat after The Voice challenges council

    A MOTHER contacted The Voice at her wits end about her cramped, unsafe living conditions. 31-year-old Tinika Jackson is a key worker who lives with her two children, a son aged 10 and a daughter…

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    Tributes flood in for Yvonne Connolly, Britain’s first black headteacher, after her death

    Tributes flood in for Yvonne Connolly, Britain’s first black headteacher, after her death

    TRIBUTES HAVE poured in for Britain’s first black female headteacher, Yvonne Connolly, whose death was announced on 30th January. Connolly became the country’s first black headteacher in 1969 at Ring Cross Infant School, in Holloway,…

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    Overhauled Windrush Compensation Scheme offers over £8 million

    Overhauled Windrush Compensation Scheme offers over £8 million

    THE WINDRUSH Compensation Scheme has now offered or paid more than £8 million – with more than half of that offered in the past six weeks since Home Secretary Priti Patel overhauled the scheme. Last…

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    Black Cultural Archives partner with Scholastic to publish new book celebrating Windrush Generation

    Black Cultural Archives partner with Scholastic to publish new book celebrating Windrush Generation

    THE BLACK Cultural Archives (BCA) has announced a new partnership with Scholastic to celebrate the Windrush Generation. The collaboration between the BCA and the publisher will include a book titled ‘The Place for Me: Stories…

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