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Dalston Black History Walk
12 June 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The walk marks 70 years since the SS Windrush arrived from the Caribbean. This tour takes you from the 1950s to the present day.
The tour will cover:
- Black music history soul, reggae, rave and acid: the legendary 4 Aces
- Hackney’s 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
Tickets cost £10.00 book them here.