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The MacPherson Report: 20 Years On

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of the Macpherson report, which controversially found the Metropolitan Police to be "institutionally racist." The inquiry examined the bungled police investigation of the murder of the black teenager Stephen Lawrence, who was stabbed to death in a racist attack in London in 1993. The report was damning about the Met's failings - and critical of the policing of black citizens nationally. Ahead of the anniversary, Reeta Chakrabarti spoke to three fathers and their sons about the report's impact and legacy.

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