Black People's Day of Action

Listening Tree Video (LT) March 3, 2021 BLACK PEOPLE’S DAY OF ACTION – 40 YEARS ON

The historically significant day, in 1981, saw over 20,000 people march across London seeking justice for the victims of the New Cross Fire, which had broken out six weeks prior. The tragic Fire had resulted in the death of thirteen black teenagers on the night, and a further death months later. Despite many signs and witness accounts indicating that the fire was racially motivated, the police failed to make any charges.

Load More