Dr Mark Richards

Dr Mark Richards has a BSc in Chemistry (Manchester) and a PhD in Physics from Imperial College London. And, is also a DJ (DJ Kemist). His research centred on the spectroscopic study of nitric acid vapour for atmospheric remote sensing retrievals. After working in finance for a while, Mark returned to Imperial in 2002 as […]

Stormzy

The “Stormzy effect” has helped inspire record numbers of black British students to study at the University of Cambridge, following the musician’s high-profile backing of scholarships for black students at the institution.Cambridge said 91 black British students had been admitted as first-year undergraduates at the start of the academic year, an increase of nearly 50% […]

Lewis Hamilton

Sir Lewis Hamilton MBE is a British racing driver. He currently competes in Formula One for Mercedes, having previously driven for McLaren from 2007 to 2012. In Formula One, Hamilton has won a joint-record seven World Drivers’ Championship titles (tied with Michael Schumacher), and holds the records for the most wins (100), pole positions (101), […]

‘Hate Crime Awareness Week’ online event is tomorrow!

Please join us in this insightful discussion to raise awareness on Hate Crime. The topics will include the role of Prevention, Intervention and Partnerships department, Third Party Reporting, Keep Safe Scheme and Hate Crime Awareness. Please see the timetable below: 3.30pm – Welcome/organisations introductions PC Emily Noble – Role of PIP Dept and Hate Crime […]

Ncuti Gatwa

Mizero Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-Scottish actor. He rose to prominence as Eric Effiong on the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education, which earned him a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor in Television and two BAFTA Television Award nominations for Best Male Comedy Performance.Ncuti, who fled from Rwanda to escape genocide and start a new […]

Akala

Kingslee James McLean Daley, better known by his stage name Akala, is a British rapper, journalist, author, activist and poet and the creator of the ‘Hip-Hop Shakespear Company’.When it comes to respected voices on conversations around racism and the oppression of the black community in the UK, Akala is undoubtedly up there as one of […]

Hate Crime Awareness Week

Please join us in this insightful discussion to raise awareness on Hate Crime. The topics will include the role of Prevention, Intervention and Partnerships department, Third Party Reporting, Keep Safe Scheme and Hate Crime Awareness. Book your tickets now!https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hate-crime-awareness-week-tickets-191727741837

Mary Seacole

Mary was a Jamaican-born woman who cared for British soldiers who had been injured during the Crimean War. Her incredible efforts were not only significant at the time, but they are also a reminder of the many contributions black Britons have made to the country throughout British history.Mary Seacole was a daring adventurer of the […]

If you have been subjected to any form of hate crime and need help reporting it, please contact ELREC and a member of our staff can help you do this.

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Malorie Blackman OBE

Malorie Blackman OBE is a British writer who held the position of Children’s Laureate from 2013 to 2015. She primarily writes literature and television drama for children and young adults. She has used science fiction to explore social and ethical issues. Her critically and popularly acclaimed Noughts and Crosses series uses the setting of a […]