The Bear River Massacre: The West’s Forgotten Past

On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, guest-blogger Dr Susannah Hopson draws attention to the complex memorial processes associated with the Bear River Massacre. On a warm, bright October day in 2014, I visited the remote town of Franklin, Southeastern Idaho in the United States. An area not usually visited by tourists, this…

Media coverage and the deaths of black people in custody

An interesting article has been published in the openDemocracy.net  and the Guardian    highlighting the lack of media coverage when it comes to the deaths of black people in custody in the UK. The author of ‘Black lives matter in Britain too: why does our media care less’ Kiri Kankhwendeor compares the lack of coverage…