English football clubs from the major leagues, including the Premier League and EFL (English Football League Championship), held a three-day social media boycott in a show of solidarity against growing online racism. Support for the boycott The blackout, involving the suspension of all social media accounts, also included Kick It Out, Women in Football, the […]
Despite a negative parliamentary vote recently, the government has now responded positively to Marcus Rashford’s School Holiday Free School Meals campaign by pledging over £400 million to support Britain’s poorest children. The government will provide a £170 million package of support with at least 80% of the funding earmarked to provide help with food and […]
Kadeena Cox is a Paralympian who, from an early age, has been making tremendous strides as a sprinter, entering Para Athletics in 2015 after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. In her very first international competition, Kadeena won T37 100m gold at the IPC Athletics World Championships. Kadeena Cox is also a GB cyclist, beginning her […]
Massive Respect to Marcus Rashford for trying to stop children going hungry during school holidays. You can support him today!
Just days after it was launched, almost a million people have signed Marcus Rashford’s petition asking for an expansion of the free school meals scheme over the school holidays until Easter 2021. Despite facing resistance from Downing Street, Marcus is to be applauded for continuing to champion extending the scheme through all the school holidays […]
Ebony Rainford-Brent Ebony Rainford-Brent has made sporting history numerous times, becoming the first Black woman to play for the England Women’s Cricket Team and captain the Surrey Women’s team. Since retiring, Ebony has continued with an amazing career, becoming the first Director of Women’s Cricket at Surrey County Cricket Club, a pundit and broadcaster for […]
Aratrust Members and Supporters, along with many others, were left disappointed after Essex Cricket Club’s celebrations following their victory in the Bob Willis Trophy against Somerset, showed that diversity and respect still have a long way to go in sport. During the celebration beer was poured over their Muslim teammate, Feroze Khushi – unquestionably abominable! […]
As Lewis Hamilton chases his record 7th F1 title to put himself level with Michael Schumacher, his greater battle may be off the track as he fights for racial equality and against discrimination, demonstrated by his commitment and support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Lewis Hamilton’s support for the BLM movement was highlighted after […]