Manchester council’s only African Caribbean councillor resigns after just six months in office with explosive resignation letter condemning Manchester Labour Group.
Report highlights racism in Manchester schools with problems of lack of teacher racial literacy, a too ‘white and narrow’ curriculum, institutionally racist police in vulnerable schools and outdated school policies.
Moss Side has historically been one of the most deprived areas in Britain, and still today it suffers from the narrative regarding the events of the 1980s and 1990s that saw widespread poverty and unemployment lead to high rates of drug-related crime and a series of shootings. However, Moss Side also consists of a bold […]
On the eve of the Manchester Arena attack anniversary Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) supporters opposed those elements of hate that exist within our society, personified in this case by the Football Lads’ Alliance (FLA) presence in Castlefield. The FLA, a far-right political organisation, announced a rally and march through central Manchester to occur just […]
Women playing football is nothing new, but women being paid to play professional football is. Since 2018, professional female footballers earn £47,000 per year, a good sum by anyone’s standards but when compared with male footballers’ salaries, it’s pocket money. But it’s a start, and change only comes about when people who care, show it.
More than 150 co-operators are due to gather in Manchester to discuss community-led responses to the global heating crisis
The killing of unarmed Chris Kaba by a police marksman shocked people all over the UK. Manchester, like many British towns and cities, held a rally to demand justice for his death.
Manchester Pride has changed over the years since its inception in the mid-1980s. The Pride weekend provides more than just entertainment for the LGBT community, but is Pride doing enough to keep up with the community’s diversity in 2022?
‘Don’t shame her, don’t blame her, listen to her and believe her’: Migrant women’s community event hears stories of hope, healing and the hostile environment
Last year 25,282 people were detained for being immigrants, almost twice as many as the year before. Last week, human rights campaigners and organisations in Manchester came together for a day of action against government plans to deport migrants to Rwanda, and shared an alternative vision of hope and solidarity.
Deaths due to illicit drug use continue to rise across the UK and Greater Manchester, while ethnic minorities are particularly hard hit by the criminal justice system pursuing the prohibition policies laid down in the Misuse of Drugs Act.
The government is pursuing the war on drugs with its new drugs strategy, but will it make a difference?