The Mayor of London made a rallying cry for people to take the lead in tackling issues of racism, saying society could not wait for the Government “to understand why this matters”.
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Ashley Banjo said his dance group Diversity have “never been prouder”, following ITV’s support for their performance of a routine inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.
Andrew Roachford has said he was constantly reminded as a young performer that the fact his band was made up of black musicians was a “big issue”.
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom will not investigate Diversity’s routine on Britain’s Got Talent, saying it did not “consider” the performance to be racist.
Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon says she became emotional watching Diversity’s performance on the show.
ITV has praised Diversity for the group’s “authentic, heartfelt” performance on Britain’s Got Talent, which was inspired by Black Lives Matter, as it was revealed it has drawn more than 23,000 complaints to the broadcasting watchdog.
ITV has praised Diversity for the group’s “authentic, heartfelt” performance on Britain’s Got Talent, which was inspired by Black Lives Matter and has since been the subject of thousands of complaints to the broadcasting watchdog.
Australia head coach Justin Langer admits his side should have given greater consideration to taking a knee on their tour of England following criticism from Michael Holding.
Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli says he is bewildered by criticism of Diversity’s Black Lives Matter-inspired dance routine.
Ashley Banjo has said Diversity’s dance routine, inspired by Black Lives Matter, sparked more of a positive than a negative response.
A mother whose home was raided after her son was seen playing with a toy gun has told a crowd of protesters outside New Scotland Yard that “it is not hunting season” on black people.
Anti-racism demonstrations have taken place across the UK as the four officers charged over the death of George Floyd in the US go on trial.
The number of complaints about an episode of Britain’s Got Talent in which Diversity performed a routine inspired by Black Lives Matter has risen to 15,500, Ofcom has said.
Travis Scott has said he sees himself as a “tool” to make the voices of the Black Lives Matter movement heard.
Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo and other black celebrities have teamed up for a video about mental health awareness on World Suicide Prevention Day.
Premier League clubs’ shirts will not carry the Black Lives Matter slogan in the coming season, the league has announced.
Skunk Anansie frontwoman Skin has recalled her pioneering headline slot at Glastonbury in 1999, describing it as “one of the best moments of my life”.
The mayor of Rochester, New York has promised reforms are coming to the city’s police department following a fifth night of demonstrations over the March death of Daniel Prude, who lost consciousness after police held him down with a hood over his head.
Dozens of anti-racism campaigners took part in a protest in Glasgow calling for the Scottish Government and Parliament to break immigration laws to protect the human rights of asylum seekers.
North-east workers have been exploited by firms who make false claims about the government's furlough scheme to withhold wages, MSPs have been told.
Laws to encourage more diverse workplaces and punishments for organisations who fail to improve should be considered, Holyrood’s Equalities Committee has been told.
John Boyega has accused Disney of marketing his character in Star Wars as an important figure before pushing him aside.
Demonstrators have gathered in Los Angeles after a black cyclist who assaulted an officer during a traffic stop was fatally shot by police, US authorities said.
Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse has said being the first black South African woman to find success in her field has been “an asset”.
Lady Gaga has thanked her fans following an impressive night at the MTV Video Music Awards, during which she won five major gongs.
Most of the people arrested in demonstrations against police brutality since the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, were not city residents, according to police.
Lady Gaga dominated the MTV Video Music Awards during a ceremony that focused heavily on the deadly impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the social unrest still erupting across the US.
The man shot and killed in Portland on Saturday was a supporter of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer whose supporters have frequently clashed with left-wing protesters in Oregon’s largest city, according to the organisation’s founder.
Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of west London to take part in the first ever Million People March to protest against systemic racism in the UK.
One person was shot and killed in Portland, Oregon, as a large caravan of Donald Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the streets, police have said.