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BBC to air ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech by Enoch Powell

On Saturday April 14th and for first time on UK radio, Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech will be read in full on BBC Radio 4 by actor Ian McDiarmid. The BBC has defended this controversial decision which some have criticised as an "incitement to racial hatred" and a 'normalisation of racism'....

National Geographic confronts its failings on Race

National Geographic has confronted its failings in dealing with race over the years as part of a focus on race this April. Beginning a series about racial, ethnic, and religious groups and their changing roles in 21st-century life the National Geographic said: "How we present race matters. I hear from readers that National Geographic...

CARJ Liverpool Work Report 2017

Activities continue to increase in Liverpool. The highlight of the year was the visit of CARJ’s Chair Yogi Sutton to our projects accompanied by Administrator Gloria Oham. MUSIC The activity with the Voices of Hope Gospel Choir at St Hugh’s and St Clare’s Primary Schools has continued to flourish. Membership...

CARJ is looking for Volunteers to work with Prisoners

Volunteers are needed for work with Prisoners. Volunteers can play a very significant role in helping people in prison and post release. Prisoners value them greatly as they give their time to look after people who so often feel they are worthless. Volunteers motivated by their Catholic faith will have many...

CARJ’s response to the Education Green Paper – Schools that Work for Everyone

CARJ has submitted a response to the Education Green Paper - Schools that Work for Everyone. Through our Stepping Stones Project, we are working with others to support schools, families and young people from marginalised communities; and we welcome the Green Paper’s suggestion that Independent Schools, Selective Schools and Universities...

CARJ’s Circle of Voices cited as ‘Superb’

Circle of Voices Choir which is a project of CARJ Liverpool has received glowing mention on Liverpool Archdiocese website. An article about the choir, noted that the 70 choristers are drawn from two schools with a high volume of established and new immigrants and that performing with the choir has...

Haynes Baptiste has died

Haynes Baptiste, a leading figure in the Catholic Association for Racial Justice (CARJ) died on Thursday 26 May 2016 at St George's Hospital. His funeral will take place at 11am on Tuesday 7 June, at St Gregory's Catholic Church, 306 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London SW18 4EH. You can read a...

CARJ Refugee Crisis Statement

If They Come, What Will They Find? With desperate migrants and refugees fleeing into Europe from Syria, Libya, Eritrea, Afghanistan and other countries , we have to ask ourselves what will they find if they come to the UK? What kind of support and friendship will our Church and our society offer them?...