Marc Wadsworth at Remembering Stephen Lawrence - The legacy and way forward
Starts on Tue, 25 Apr 2023, 7pm BST (Online; free)
Thirty years ago this month, Black teenager Stephen Lawrence was murdered by racist thugs in South East London. It became an international cause célèbre after Nelson Mandela was introduced to Stephen's parents by Anti-Racist Alliance founder Marc Wadsworth. The government set up the Macpherson public inquiry into the killing that found police to be riddled with institutional racism and it proposed unprecedented reform of the Met. Have lessons been learned, and what's the way forward?