Black Lives in Music launched to tackle racial inequality in UK music industry

Black Lives in Music (BLiM) will use data and advocacy to amplify and empower Black musicians and music creators in order to bring about increased and sustained representation and participation at all levels for a truly diverse and inclusive industry.

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COVID scientists issue urgent call for help from UK’s black communities

Scientists involved in a ground-breaking COVID-19 genetic research study have issued an urgent call to Londoners who caught the virus to donate blood at special ‘pop up’ centres that are staring to open across the capital.

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Myanmar: Christians ‘hiding in the forest for safety’

Myanmar’s Christians have been telling Open Doors partners of how they are living in constant fear, following February’s coup.  With the internet shut down, communications from the country have been few and far between. However, Open Doors’

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Christian charities team up with TV’s Mr Motivator for ‘Body and Soul’

National charity, Oasis, is teaming up with TV’s Mr Motivator, The Children’s Society and Applause for Thought (which supports those working in the arts), to offer people a post-lockdown boost in the form of a fun fitness routine.

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Youth violence prevention week – “Hard Calls Save lives”

The Metropolitan police have launched a new campaign called “Hard Calls Save lives”. This is a hard-hitting awareness-raising campaign against serious youth violence led by five mothers who have lost their sons to knife crime.

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