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UK’s latest race report ‘gives green light to racists’- Mother of slain black teen

- Doreen D. Lawrence condemns Johnson Gov’t report denying systemic racism in UK
Doreen D. Lawrence OBE, the mother of black youth Stephen Lawrence who was murdered by UK racists in 1993, has condemned a Johnson government-commissioned report that claimed the UK no longer had a system rigged against minorities. Photo: Internet Source
Doreen D. Lawrence OBE has so far condemned the report commissioned by the Government of Boris Johnson, referring to it as a cover up. Photo: Internet Source
Doreen D. Lawrence OBE has so far condemned the report commissioned by the Government of Boris Johnson, referring to it as a cover up. Photo: Internet Source
UK Prime Minister, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson appointed Tony Sewell; who once said the evidence for institutional racism was 'flimsy', to chair the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. Photo: BBC
UK Prime Minister, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson appointed Tony Sewell; who once said the evidence for institutional racism was 'flimsy', to chair the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. Photo: BBC
Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency, Augustus J.U. Jaspert had said the UK position on paying reparations to the Virgin Islands for acts of slavery and the slave trade is not the position of the crown at the moment, hinting that the VI should expect nothing. Photo: Facebook/284 Media
Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency, Augustus J.U. Jaspert had said the UK position on paying reparations to the Virgin Islands for acts of slavery and the slave trade is not the position of the crown at the moment, hinting that the VI should expect nothing. Photo: Facebook/284 Media
LONDON, UK - Doreen D. Lawrence OBE, the mother of black youth Stephen Lawrence who was murdered by UK racists in 1993, has condemned a Johnson government-commissioned report that claimed the UK no longer had a system rigged against minorities.

Appearing in the Thursday, April 1, 2021, edition of a Guardian Online article, Ms Lawrence related, “My son was murdered because of racism and you cannot forget that. Once you start covering it up, it is giving the green light to racists.” 

On April 22, 1993, Stephen was killed by a gang of white men in a racist attack while waiting for a bus with a friend. Stephen's friend escaped unhurt, however, Stephen died from his injuries.

‘No covering up racism’– Lawrence

UK Prime Minister, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson appointed Tony Sewell; who once said the evidence for institutional racism in the UK was 'flimsy', to chair the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, the body that produced the report.

She said Sewell's ‘cover up’ report could therefore allow racism to flourish on the streets of the UK.

“You imagine what’s going to happen come tomorrow. What’s going to happen on our streets with our young people? You are giving racists the green light,” Lady Lawrence reiterated.

Speaking hours after the report was released, Ms Lawrence further said, “When I first heard about the report my first thought was it has pushed [the fight against] racism back 20 years or more.”

The authors of the government’s contentious racial disparity 258-page report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities (CRED), have so far lashed out at widespread criticism of its findings.

Authors described as ‘racism deniers & slavery apologist'

Many had described CRED and its conclusions as “racism deniers, slavery apologists or worse”.

The Guardian reported that shortly after the report’s publication, the Johnson government admitted that a “considerable number” of people provided evidence against the conclusion of the report.

The evidence came particularly from ethnic minorities that told the commission that structural racism was a real problem.

Meanwhile, in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), the UK’s tone-deaf racism report came as no surprise, given controversial Ex-Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert made it clear on September 7, 2020, that the UK paying reparations to the Virgin Islands (VI) for acts of slavery and the slave trade, is not a position of the UK Government.

Ex-Governor Jaspert was blasted for alleged racist comments

He had also called for relics of slavery still present in the territory, to be preserved despite community calls for those relics, including names of landmarks to be banished. 

Many had said the statements of Mr Jaspert was racists, however, despite this, the Ex-Governor on December 3, 2020, told a press conference that his position on the controversial comments has not changed.

Several social commentators and community members including Claude O. Skelton-Cline, Kenneth G. Gladstone, Kishmet B. Daniel and Elroy A. Turnbull had collectively described the Governor’s statements as insulting, insensitive and derogatory enough to suffice an apology to the people of the VI, however, the then Governor ignored those calls.  

 

33 Responses to “UK’s latest race report ‘gives green light to racists’- Mother of slain black teen”

  • Racism Kills! (03/04/2021, 16:36) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    Were it not for uncut hatred for the Hon. Premier, the government and Black people in general, the red, white and blue news site not be in existence.

  • Fight the power (03/04/2021, 17:05) Like (9) Dislike (8) Reply
    Keep being the voice of truth to power vino I just love it
  • jack (03/04/2021, 17:59) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    Its always your own people working with these colonisers smh
  • 1834 (03/04/2021, 18:53) Like (4) Dislike (8) Reply
    when UK comes back it wont be with the whip like old slavery days . them coming back with weapons, badges and uniforms because U will be classified as a suspect in these times, back then u were classified as a slave and got a proper cut a$$

    • @1834 (03/04/2021, 21:05) Like (5) Dislike (5) Reply

      It. was never a cut a$$. It was torture, brutalization and death. of the worst kind without consequences for the murderer.

      Get ready to leave, alive or dead, for it will not be pretty or humane.

  • Hmmmm (03/04/2021, 19:03) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    all for show
  • plz (03/04/2021, 19:11) Like (6) Dislike (13) Reply
    Ooh please, her son died since 1993 from then to now things changed
    • GTFOH (03/04/2021, 21:53) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      Stfu, it takes a lot more than time to change what’s in the heart of men. Rodney King was viciously beaten by police in 1991. George Floyd was killed in 2020 so what’s changed
      • Redshoes (04/04/2021, 10:01) Like (2) Dislike (6) Reply
        The british virgin islands is just like uk
      • Obvious (05/04/2021, 05:05) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
        Isn’t it obvious? Lawrence was in England.
        Your examples were in America. I lived in both places and England is much better for treating us same. as whites.
    • ?? (03/04/2021, 23:09) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      If things did change, entrenched racism, why did it take a conscientious investigative reporter of The Guardian Newspaper in UK, Amelia Gentleman, to look into the matter (after being contacted by disenfranchised persons and other conscientious British Citizens) about Jamaicans and others from Commonwealth Countries or their children that were born in UK, that came on the Windrush ship initially in 1948 and up to 1971, were being deported back home after being invited by the UK govt after World War II to assist with the rebuilding of the UK economy after being there for 50 to 70 years? Please see the link below.

      https://www.theguardian.com/membership/2018/apr/20/amelia-gentleman-windrush-immigration

      I understand that some of the folks had already been receiving pension, others or their children were being told that there were no documentation of their entry into UK while others who were about to receive pension and were denied. You will also find that there was a leak to destroy the landing cards which means the documentation of proof that there were records of entry of these invited folks to the UK were deliberately going to be done away with. This one story is only the tip of the iceberg. Note that this story hit the pages of The Guardian in 2018, which is a mere 3 years ago. You will note in the story that the 12 High Commissioners in the former British colonies were denied a meeting with Prime Minister Mays at that tine and she later had to apologize for her inhumane actions.
    • @ plz (04/04/2021, 08:22) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
      Not a damm thing has change we in the bvi suffered though racist gus
  • @ uncle JACK (03/04/2021, 19:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    YA ALL GUYS SOME PLACE ( like ) ELSE
  • ok (03/04/2021, 20:36) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    did anyone blogging even read the report?
    The only people who still are under achieving in schools are from a caribbean background every other nationality do better than whites in school and in the job market.
    Read the report
  • Dancing in the sunshine (03/04/2021, 21:57) Like (3) Dislike (4) Reply
    We must not close our eyes and think that the white slave master loves us. He who lives and forget the past will repeat the same in the future. For over four hundred years the institution of slavery existed and it is still existing around the world. We cannot move on with our lives knowing that we will always have to look over our shoulders when we are dealing with descendants of the slave masters. It is just because they are outnumbered in the territory that they behave in a docile manner. However in their private corners, pockets of racism is existing.
    • @ Dancing In the Sunshine (04/04/2021, 08:07) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
      100% on point and understand this, lots will dislike your presentation: on tola you will find gyms; sailing clubs also bike clubs which comprises mostly non-blacks. the most important factor and facts, we don't have hate crimes in tola black people, white people, indian people, china people as a matter of fact this little island is populated by over 100 different nationalities and to this date no one have been injured simply because of skin color. hear this some non blacks have more clout than sons and daughters of the soil just because of deep pockets: some beaches in the british virgin islands are now off limits to niggers
      • Yucca (05/04/2021, 05:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Seriously? You really believe there are over 100 nations with ppl here? There may be a lot but over 100?
        • @ Yucca (05/04/2021, 09:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          simple minds think simple things. the blog also highlighted my country have no racial crimes but you never saw that. i was born in virgin islands and yet to hear of racial violence. what we might have is discrimination; especially job related because a white businesses ower will quicker give a job to his fellow man. look around most available jobs are given to some person needing permission to seek employment but racism is not being practice as yet
  • E. Leonard (03/04/2021, 22:46) Like (7) Dislike (5) Reply
    “The Guardian reported that shortly after the report’s publication, the Johnson government admitted that a “considerable number” of people provided evidence against the conclusion of the report.” Is there any doubt that the UK is not in a post-racial situation? Ignoring the facts on the ground at yield 30’ level and pretending from the 30,000’ level that a problem does not exist make it go away. It takes admitting that there is a problem and generating workable solutions and sensible actions to solve a problems. If one wants to kill the beast(racism), stop feeding the beast. Moreover, former Governor AJU Jaspert’s tone deaf and insensitive comments regarding reparation for the descendants of slaves and maintaining the names of supposed murders, exploiters, raiders......etc on national landmarks were despicable, disparaging, dismissive and disrespectful. And more so with the stubborn refusal to apologize for them.
    • UK Taxpayer (05/04/2021, 15:50) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Some people in the BVI are bloody blo..ks and ungratefuls. UK taxpayers through grant-in-aid educated BVI people, bringing in and out of the Iron Age, and delivering needed services. Now some want to lecture the people of England, Scotland l, Wales and Northern Ireland on geopolitical, social and economic issues. Using a broad brush to tar the UK as racist is unfair and inaccurate. Yes, some, not a majority, in the UK harbor racist views. Let’s not forget that Wilberforce and others advocated for the abolition of slavery. Additionally, when the White land owners left, they left the land to the slaves and so to their descendants. True, slavery was horrific and grossly inhumane but is the hatred going to last into perpetuity? Is it not time to move on? Current Britons should not have to pay for the bad deeds of other Britons that happened hundreds of years ago.
  • another (04/04/2021, 06:04) Like (9) Dislike (6) Reply
    Probably another report Gus The Racist Bigot whitewashed.
  • how come (04/04/2021, 06:07) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
    How come no report on the segregated governor’s office??? Too revealing??
  • Shaft (04/04/2021, 06:17) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    IS THIS A NEW KING OF EXERCISE YOU CANARIES ( AS IT SAID NOW ) DEVELOPING NOW BY SPEWING OUT TONS OF EVILNESS AND HATRED EVERYDAY IS THIS THE NEW NORM NOW ?
  • Get Real (04/04/2021, 06:29) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Every where has their system rigg against Minorities, especially blacks and black expats, , Show me or tell me one countru that doesn't and I will show you a Hen that doesn't lay Eggs.....
    • her (05/04/2021, 05:15) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Lots of hens don’t lay eggs. Then they go in the pot. What’s your point?
  • home grown (04/04/2021, 09:37) Like (4) Dislike (9) Reply
    Uk is the most racist place on earth. Slave masters start there .They rob steel rape and keep the Caribbean in slavery forever Racist
    • @home grown (05/04/2021, 08:20) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      You have clearly never even been to the UK. Reserve your comments for things you know about
  • ausar (04/04/2021, 23:06) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    I'm not surprised at this report!

    You see, racism is the global system constructed by white folks to ensure the genetic survival of white folks in ALL areas of people activity!

    And this system is predicated on the premise that global whites are aware of the need for genetic survival and act accordingly to ensure such survival.
    .
    In the Kingdom, where non-whites are at least fifty percent of the population, whites who are already feeling genetically inferior by the fact that the combination of blacks mating with whites produces black people, encourages white males in which whose system, this is predicated and founded, to lash out at all black males in sight since black males possess the greatest genetic ability to annihilate genetic whiteness, and it takes males to produce babies and ensure future black generations.

    In the Kingdom, Mr. Lawrence represented those who are responsible for the gradual dissapearance of white people through miscegention, therefore, he had to be destroyed. And this fight is continually ongoing- 24 hours/365 days per year until the non white male is deceased!

    That Mr. Boris chooses to dismiss this reality should not come as a surprise. He too works for the same system that ran the Black princess out of the Kingdom!

    Mr. Boris is trying to quell the noise that sprung up during the Markle/ Mountbatten-Windsor interviews with Oprah!

    When the Kingdom starts to come to grips with it's racist past and equalize/equitize the system so that non-whites could truly benefit from the spoils, then I think irma is ready to be placed squarely in the history books!

    And since I'm not reading of any such progress, its safe to conclude that such a revelation will never be forthcoming-at least not right now!!
  • Real (05/04/2021, 11:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Racism is real real real in the UK. Experience is the greatest teacher.


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