March Against Racism - UN Anti Racism Day @ Portland Place, London, W1B 1, United Kingdom, London [17 March]

March Against Racism - UN Anti Racism Day


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Portland Place, London, W1B 1, United Kingdom
Assemble 12noon BBC Portland Place — nearest tube Oxford Circus — March to Whitehall

Speakers include:

• Diane Abbott MP on the anti-racist alternative to the Tories’ damaging approach to migrants & refugees
• Gary Younge on Trump and the rise of the right
• Emma Dent Coad MP for Kensington, on why #Grenfell survivors need housing and justice now
• Claude Moraes MEP on the serious threat of the far-right in Europe
• Sally Hunt, Trades Union Congress (TUC) President, on trade unions challenging racism
• Kevin Courtney NEU Joint Gen Sec, on the vital role migrants play in the education system
• Roger McKenzie – UNISON Ass Gen Sec on defending the rights of migrant workers in public services
• Nita Sanghera, UCU
• Myriam Kane, NUS NEC on the role of students in the struggle against racism
• RAY BLK, Singer & Songwriter
• David Rosenberg, Jewish Socialist Group on the need for unity against racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism & the far right
• Talha Ahmad, Muslim Council of Britain on the shocking rise of Islamophobic hate crime
• Mohammed Kozbar, Muslim Association of Britain & General Secretary of Finsbury Park Mosque
• Heena Khaled, AVOW on tackling Islamophobia against Muslim women
• Janet Alder on black deaths in police custody & the struggle for justice
• Shahrar Ali, Green Party Home Affairs Spokesperson
• Lucy Masoud, Firefighter at Grenfell, FBU London
• Moyra Samuels, #Justice4Grenfell
• Paula Peters, DPAC
• Aaron Kiely, Friends of the Earth on Climate refugees & taking on climate change denial
• Abrar Javid, Rotherham 12 Campaign
• Maz Saleem, SUTT
• Phien O'Reachtigan, Chair of the Gypsy and Travellers' Council
• Geoff Bell, Irish historian on the history of racism against the Irish community in Britain
• Natalia Rymaszewska, Care4Calais on the desperate situation facing refugees in northern France & our govt's inaction
• Steven Saxby, chair UnitetheUnion faith & CEO of London Churches
• Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition on the rise of Islamophobia
• Gerry Gable, Searchlight Magazine on the threat of fascism
• Huda Elmi Labour Party Black activist
• Sabby Dhalu & Weyman Bennett, Co-Convenors, Stand Up To Racism on building a powerful movement against racism
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