Lewis’s death at the hands of police devastated his loved ones and inspired a fight to end the use of excessive force against mental health patients.
Our new series looks to uncover the stories behind the staggering number of deaths in police custody or following contact with the police.
Last week, women who’d come together to grieve the murder of a woman were brutalised by the Met. It served as yet another horrifying confirmation of just how deep institutional misogyny runs, writes Micha Frazer-Carroll.
Over 20 years since the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, the report’s findings remain true: the UK police are institutionally racist.
In the first of our new series exploring the 10-year legacy of Tory cuts, writer Micha Frazer-Carroll examines their effects on people of colour.
Racism, bigotry, and a slowly shifting centre – writer Micha Frazer-Carroll explores how the British press became partisan without anyone noticing.