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Dalston Black History Walk

12 June 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Windrush ship

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.


12 June 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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