New Play : ‘Custody’ explores deaths of black men under care of police

Do the names Sarah Reed, Sheku Bayoh and Sean Rigg mean anything to you? Those are just a few black people who have died in police custody here in the UK. Black and minority ethnic people who die in custody rarely make mainstream headlines.

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New film from Migrant Media to be launched

provided by: Ken Fero published: December 2013 New film from Migrant Media to be launched on 18th January 2014 Po Po – 25 minutes (UK/2013/Ken Fero/Migrant Media) Jason McPherson loses his life in shocking circumstances after being taken to Notting Hill Police Station – the Independent Police Complaint Commission (IPCC) begin an internal investigation into the…

Final goodbye: Mandela’s funeral farewell in ancestral home

by: The Voice Online published: 15 December 2013 Nelson Mandela’s state funeral is under way at his ancestral home in Qunu, ending a week of commemorations for the anti-apartheid hero. Thousands of people – including foreign dignitaries – are attending the service, which blends state ceremonial with traditional rituals. Members of his family attended an overnight…