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The union’s Black Members’ Council said his death must lead to changes in policing, politics and culture.
The main focus for this issue is safety. As the coronavirus, which has dominated life for the past year, is hopefully retreating, we turn our attention to the risk which increasingly face journalists.
Media reporting showed the youth, who defiantly marched on the streets of Britain in protest at the murder by US police of unarmed Black man George Floyd, were the heart and soul of the massive Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement this summer.
The Black Members' Council salutes the intrepid Caribbean pioneers who are celebrated on this Windrush day, the 72nd anniversary of their arrival in Britain.
A survey for Pride month has shown how the pandemic has profoundly affected LGBTQ+ communities with 42 per cent saying they would like support with their mental health.
Union calls for full investigation to identify and prosecute individuals who attacked and harassed photographers and reporters.
The NUJ salutes the dignity of the family of George Floyd and extend condolences as they mourn his loss in such barbaric circumstances.
The union condemns the attacks and demands an end to hostility and harassment.