Hackney (Dalston) Black History Walk

Sun Mar 17 2019 at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Meet point on request, Dalston, London, United Kingdom

Meet point on request, Dalston, London, United Kingdom

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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


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Other coming events: Black History river cruise and bus tour on 2/24th March 2. African Odysseys film series at BFI Southbank. James Baldwin course, African Women resistance leaders course, Black Panther's real African history and the books to prove it.

This walk is sponsored by Eye London Glasses. Eye London in Hackney run by Ghanain Margaret Asare, provides excellent eyecare and eyewear. In 2019 Eye London will be sponsoring the Queen Nzingha lectures, the Black Power Women of Brixton walks and the African Women's Resistance leaders course  https://www.eyelondonopticians.co.uk/pages/contact-us Eye London,312 Mare Street Hackney.
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