Stephen Lawrence: 20 Years On (2013)

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A special programme to mark the 20th anniversary of the murder of 18 year old Stephen Lawrence by racists near his home in Eltham. Julie Etchingham interviews his mother, Doreen Lawrence to discuss how much has changed in British society since. Includes interview with Dr Richard Stone who was on the panel of the McPherson Inquiry, Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe (Metropolitan Police) and responds to questions on stop-search and whether the Met Police still has an issue regarding institutionalised racism and Chief Supt Dal Babu (Metropolitan Police) is asked about the legacy of the case for the Met Police. A group of black teenagers discuss their experience of racism. In 2001, following violent race riots in Oldham between the white and Asian communities two large segregated secondary schools were merged to form Waterhead Academy, mixing the youth of both communities. In 1998 the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust was established to help disadvantaged students into a variety of careers.

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