George Floyd protests give fresh impetus to UK anti-racism campaign

Thousands have taken to the streets, prompting concerns about risks of breaking lockdown rulesIt was the week that Britain’s young people stood up against racial injustice after watching the brutal killing of George Floyd, declaring in their thousands that Black Lives Matter via a succession of passionate and largely peaceful protests that show no sign of abating.The anti-racism demonstrators, overwhelmingly aged under 30, have largely been part of a movement using the LDNBLM hashtag that has no identifiable leaders and whose events are publicised via word of mouth and social media. Continue reading...

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