Hackney (Dalston) Black History Walk (May 3rd)

Sun, 3 May 2020 10:00 – 12:00

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 BHW
    • Black History bus tour
    • African Superheroes Day
    • Black history river cruise
    • Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s, Soho, Elephant & Castle, Notting Hill
    • The Black history of video games
    • Black presence in the National Gallery
    • Clapham Common walk
    • How to move to the Caribbean and live Good!
    • Heroic Black Sailors of the 1800s

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