Why Stephen?: A Black Britain Special Report | Black Britain

Stephen Lawrence wasn't the first black person to be murdered on the streets of Britain, so why has his death touched such a nerve with the public? Was it the incompetence of the police or public revulsion?

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 27'58''
  • Broadcast year: 1999
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | What effect do the media have on audiences? | Theoretical views of media effects including hypodermic syringe, two step flow, cultural effects, uses and gratifications. Impact of social media and the role of new media.

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Black Britain
  • Episode: Why Stephen?: A Black Britain Special Report