A personal perspective and response to the UK riots

On Sunday  21 August a meeting was held at the Rock Church, Birmingham, in response to the recent disturbances to examine its racial dimension. When asked to speak my gut reaction was to decline as serious informed discussion is impossible in the environment that follows such events. However, when informed that the highly-regarded Professor Gus…

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Who shot Mark Duggan?

The killing of Mark Duggan at the hands of an unknown Metropolitan Police officer is said to be at the heart of the protests, rioting and looting mostly by young disaffected males that has erupted across our cities over the last few days. A 29 year man has left behind four children and his long-term…

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