Remembering the 'Riots' 1958 Notting Hill and Black Resistance

Remembering the 'Riots' 1958 Notting Hill and Black Resistance

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 31st Aug 2021

 Free

This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

This event is organised by Black History Walks in collaboration with UCL's Sarah Parker Remond Centre

In August/September 1958 there were concerted physical attacks against Black people in their homes and on the streets of Nottingham and Notting Hill. Mainstream media often described the attacks as rioting and police denied any racial motive. In this interactive session we revisit the era and area and tell the story from a African/Caribbean perspective with photos, news items and videos. We will cover:

Tony Warner is the author of Black History Walks in London Volume 1. This is part of Jacaranda Books revolutionary Twenty in 2020 initiative to publish 20 books by 20 Black British authors in 2020. An unprecedented feat. Black History Walks in London Volume 1 is the 20th of that series but was delayed to this year due to the Coronavirus.

Andrew Muhammad aka 'The Investigator'. The Investigator is one of the United Kingdom’s leading Black History and Culture Specialists. His lively energetic presentations are designed to bring forth history and culture to the spectator allowing for a more enriched awareness of the universal contributions and achievements of a culturally diverse society


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2021-08-31 2021-08-31 Europe/London Remembering the 'Riots' 1958 Notting Hill and Black Resistance On the anniversary of the 'riots' we review the mainstream history and pay tribute to those who fought back against violent racism https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/08/31/remembering-the-riots-1958-notting-hill-and-black-resistance-273366 ,,,

This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

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