“A lot of anti-racism is about dealing with people’s pain and sorrow, particularly if you’re dealing with things around deaths in police custody….so to be somewhere where it’s a feeling of victory is nice.”
Liz Fekete has worked for The Institute of Race Relations for 29 years. In 1991 she wrote Newham: The Forging of a Black Community, in which local people told how fighting racial violence brought them together. Liz continues to write and speak on aspects of
contemporary racism, refugee rights, far-right extremism and Islamophobia across Europe.