Hackney (Dalston) Black History Walk

Sunday 26 September 2021

This  walk  recognises 70 years since the SS Windrush arrived  from the Caribbean.

 

This tour starts with  the 1950’s and goes right up to the  21st century.

We will cover:

  • Black music history soul, reggage, rave and acid: the legendary 4 Aces
  • Hackneys black activism and its pioneering role in housing equality
  • Sus and Operation Jackpot, the Freeway Rick Ross  Los Angeles connection
  • Black British Civil Rights : Hackney Black Peoples Defence Association, Colin Roach and others
  • Revolution via reading: Black bookshops, Maarifa, Centerprise
  • Gentrification and social cleansing
  • Education and the black child, from grassroots campaigns to national change
  • Race Relations 1965, 1968,1976  the reasons, the impact, the legacies
  • The rise of the black church

Other coming events from Black History Walks

  • African Women Resistance Leaders: Political and Spiritual course Part 1
  • 20 Banned Black films you need to see
  • Black History Success Stories in London
  • Black Teacher by Beryl Gilroy with Darla Gilroy
  • African Graphic Novels; the rise of Black superheroes
  • The economic impact of African hair, local and global
  • 19th century superheroine Sarah Parker Remond
  • 1958 Notting Hill remembering the ‘riots’ and Black resistance
  • Black history river cruise
  • Black British Civil Rights and Darcus Howe day
  • Secrets of Soho Black History Walk
  • St Paul’s/Bank Black History Walk
  • Dr Beverley Bryan a British Black Panther speaks

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