22 October 2019, 18:30 - 19:30
The Macpherson Report, commissioned to investigate the death of Stephen Lawrence, defined the meaning of racist incidents. This term is what we now call hate crime.
Anyone can experience hate crime and it can be because of someone’s faith, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or disability – which are the five officially monitored strands of hate crime.
During this lecture we will look at:
The event will be chaired by Graham Lewis, who is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Stop Hate UK, Special Advisor on Hate Crime to Encompass Network and activist on Equalities in Cambridgeshire.
Presented by Stop Hate UK, www.stophateuk.org.
This event is part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas.
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