Students Against Racism national conference

Students Against Racism national conference hosted by Student Stand Up to Racism and Muslim Engagement and Development (MEND). See facebook event here and register here.

Saturday 3 March, 11.30am-5pm @ Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, WC1H 9BD, London. Download leaflet.

Speakers include:

Lowkey, rapper • Justice4Grenfell • Janet Alder, Justice for Christopher Alder campaign • Colette Levy, Hidden child from Vichy France • Maz Saleem, daughter of Mohammed Saleem and anti-racist activist • Aman Ali, MEND – Muslim Engagement and Development • Amal Bider, anti-racist activist and Goldsmiths BME officer • Care4Calais • Austrian anti-fascist • Faisal Haji, Kingston SU • Isabel Kingscott, MEND • Naima Omar, Stand Up to Racism

Workshops include:

• Students Stand Up to Trump • Challenging Islamophobia and Prevent on campus • Decolonising our curriculum • Building student solidarity with refugees • Defending migrant students & workers • Challenging antisemitism • LoveMusic HateRacism • Mobilising for the March Against Racism – UN Anti-Racism Day

We’ve seen a rise of racism, Islamophobia and antisemitism across Europe.

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Holocaust Memorial Day events 2018

Stand up to Racism, along with our sister organisation Unite Against Fascism and others, is proud to be organising or supporting
Holocaust Day Memorial events.

In the past few years we have seen a rise in racism, antisemitism and islamophobia. In Eastern Europe, we have seen the rise of far right forces who openly attack Jewish communities while in the USA we have a President who has advocated a Muslim ban.  … Read the rest

Cyrille Regis: Loved By Millions – by Nick Grant

One of the very lucky things about my life has been that as a Baggies – West Bromwich Albion FC – supporter I witnessed Cyrille Regis plus Laurie Cunningham and Brendon Batson come into our team in the late 1970s.

Cyrille Regis (right) pictured here with Nick Grant

Yet Cyrille’s shockingly sudden death on Sunday 14th January 2018 aged 59 will genuinely be felt well beyond his Midlands football fan base. … Read the rest