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Hackney (Dalston) Black History Walk (September)

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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

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. Eye London, 312 Mare Street Hackney.

  • Other coming events from BHW
    • Black History bus tour September 22nd
    • African Superheroes Day September 27th
    • Special screening of Captain Thomas Sankara at BFI Southbank
    • Black history river cruise October 5th
    • Trafalgar Square, St Paul's, Soho, Elephant & Castle, Notting Hill
    • Tutankhamun's hidden African history November 3rd
    • The Black history of video games
    • Black presence in the National Gallery
    • Clapham Common walk
    • How to move to the Caribbean and live Good 21st September
    • Heroic Black Sailors of the 1800s
    • Errol Barrow Freedom Fighter (film) at BFI Southbank
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