Stephen Lawrence Trial Guilty Verdicts

January 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The jury in the trial of Gary Dobson and David Norris for the murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993 at a bus stop in Eltham, south London has found both defendants Guilty of murder.

In a verdict given after three days of deliberation by the jury and deliverd at lunchtime today, the seven week trial comes to an end but the case remains open. The verdicts come as a relief to much of the black community in the UK who have long felt that the two convicted murders, are part of a larger group of white youths who attacked Lawrence and his friend Duwayne Brooks on the evening of April 22nd 1993.


500 Years Later – Review

October 21, 2006 by · 1 Comment 

‘Until Lions tell their tale, the story of the hunt will always glorify the hunter’ – African Proverb

Winner of numerous film festival awards 500 Years Later is a poignant piece of work that takes the viewer on a journey through history to the present day realities of the African diaspora. Director Owen ‘Alik Shahadah and writer M.K. Asante Jr. have created a film that speaks with an African voice. Read more