Rights card produced by the North Kensington Police Monitoring Group


These cards were produced and distributed by the North Kensington Police Monitoring Group (NKPMG) during the Notting Hill Carnival in the early 1980s. In the late 1970s the Met’s ‘stop and search’ policy resulted in increased harassment of Black and Asian people. The annual Notting Hill Carnival became a focal point for these tensions between the state and the Caribbean community. The NKPMG acted as a watchdog group, documenting police harassment and misconduct. They also worked to educate people about their rights and offer legal support.

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North Kensington Police Monitoring Group RIGHTS CARD: Stop and Search in the Street
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