Growing from 60 to 600 members in a matter of weeks, this WhatsApp group turned activism platform is providing a safe space in the wake of increased anti-Asian racism.
In the last year, the Watford FC striker has secured the BLM logo on Premier League kits, written a memoir and created a podcast series with guests Ian Wright and Elton John. Anything else? “Big mouth got relegated. Now I have a point to prove.”
On 9th April, after this article was originally written, Prince Philip died at the age of 99. It’s caused an outpouring of support on a human level. But until issues are addressed, it remains unlikely that many will be persuaded the institution is not racist.
Yesterday, 11 months after the death of George Floyd, former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of his murder. It was an historic verdict, but the war against systemic racism and police brutality has barely begun.
We ask MPD 150, a Minnesota-based collective who have been lobbying for its abolition since 2015.