Andrew Watson emerged from the shackled legacy of Scotland's murky ties to the slave trade to become a trailblazer for black footballers.
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The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has called on Myanmar to release Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five other reporters detained while covering protests in the south-east Asian nation.
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo insists he will continue to take a knee even if he has to do it alone.
Will Smith has said he has been racially abused on a number of occasions.
Councillors have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a plan for “atonement and reparation” for Bristol’s role in the transatlantic slave trade.
Sir Lewis Hamilton has said “inequities” continue to plague Formula One and that he will demand change for as long as he has air in his lungs.
Police forces are still unable to explain the disproportionate use of powers, such as stop and search and use of force, on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people, a police watchdog has found.
A Black Lives Matter campaigner is spending lockdown teaching online Irish dance classes.
Richard Blackwood has said he hopes people will be “more receptive” to the play about a man who died in police custody following Black Lives Matter protests in the light of the death of George Floyd.
Wilfried Zaha has reiterated his belief that taking the knee before matches is “degrading” and insists that on the subject of racism: “Unless action is going to happen, don’t speak to me about it.”
Giro d’Italia winner Tao Geoghegan Hart has announced plans to sponsor a rider with his former development team in a bid to increase diversity in cycling.
Brentford’s players have announced they will no longer take the knee before matches, starting with Sunday’s game against Barnsley.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has said she disagrees with the act of taking a knee as a protest against racism, as she criticised Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
Anthony Watson has hit back at critics on social media objecting to England players taking a knee before Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations defeat by Scotland.
A member of the Ku Klux Klan has been sentenced to three years and eight months in prison on charges of driving his pickup truck through a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in Virginia.
The Scottish Rugby Union insists it stands firmly behind the fight against racism despite only four players choosing to take the knee ahead of Saturday’s Calcutta Cup win at Twickenham.
The Canadian government has designated the Proud Boys group as a terrorist entity, noting they played a pivotal role in the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6.
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said he halted a post-Brexit review of workers’ rights because it was not a “constructive thing to do”.
Four people charged with criminal damage in relation to the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston have elected to have their case heard at a crown court.
Four people have denied committing criminal damage in relation to the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol.
Statues of two politicians in central London will be removed over their links to the slave trade.
A black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in the US, triggering several nights of violent protests and leaving him partially paralysed, has said in an interview that he had been prepared to surrender just before the officer opened fire.
Four people including two minors remain in custody after scores were arrested during a demonstration in Brussels over the death of a young black man who had been detained by police.
A pensioner has been convicted of sending abusive emails to a politician in the wake of the toppling of the statue of slave trader Edward Colston, prosecutors said.
Protesters have gathered outside Cardiff Bay police station to protest after a man died hours after being released from custody.
The BBC received 500 complaints over a New Year’s Eve fireworks display which included a tribute to the Black Lives Matter movement.
More than 2,200 racist incidents have been recorded in Scottish schools in the past three years, figures show.
A Wisconsin prosecutor says he will not file criminal charges against a white police officer who shot a black man in the back in Kenosha last summer, leaving him paralysed and setting off protests in the city.
A judge has banned the leader of the Proud Boys from the US capital after he was accused of vandalising a Black Lives Matter banner at a historic black church and found with high-capacity firearm magazines when he was arrested.
An Illinois teenager who fatally shot two people and wounded a third amidst sometimes violent summer protests on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, has pleaded not guilty to charges including intentional homicide.