Baroness Doreen Lawrence has picked up a special award at the 18th Mobos for the charitable trust set up in the name of her murdered son.
Stars including Rita Ora, Beverley Knight and Jessie J have played a tribute concert marking 20 years since Stephen Lawrence's death.
Despite calls from Doreen Lawrence, Theresa May is insisting there is no need for a public inquiry at this stage.
Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence, has taken her seat in the House of Lords.
During the short ceremony where she took her seat in the House of Lords.
Now known as Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon she will become a Labour peer.
A Tory backbencher has moved to distance himself from a right-wing group that apparently suggested black Britons should be asked to "return to their natural homelands".
Jacob Rees-Mogg was guest of honour at the Traditional Britain Group's annual dinner in London in May.
But the North East Somerset MP said he was not a supporter, and had been "shocked" by comments on its Facebook page.
One post condemned the peerage recently awarded to Doreen Lawrence, mother of murdered teenager Stephen.
The post said that "she, along with millions of others, should be requested to return to their natural homelands."
In a statement on its website, the Traditional Britain Group stood by the comments.
Doreen Lawrence, who has campaigned tirelessly for justice following the racist murder of her son Stephen, is to receive a seat in the House of Lords in a new peerages list.
The 60-year-old will be confirmed as a baroness when the list is published, which is expected to be tomorrow.
A former undercover officer in the Metropolitan Police has alleged that he was tasked with collecting intelligence about relatives of the murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.
He told Channel 4's Dispatches that he was a member of a secret unit within the force and that the snooping was commissioned with the possible aim of "smearing the family".
Watch the full Dispatches programme on Channel 4 tonight at 8pm.