Liz Fekete

“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.


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