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Battle of Cable Street 75th Anniversary March and Rally Programme Download

The other day I put up a post with a link to a pamphlet listing all the various celebrations that are taking place next month to commemorate the Battle of Cable Street. Today’s post contains details for the march and … Continue reading

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Cable Street Programme for 75th Anniversary

In a recent post I said I would be putting up more details as they become available about this year’s Battle of Cable Street Commemoration. This excellent eight page listings’ pamphlet from the longstanding Cable Street Group is full of … Continue reading

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Battle of Cable Street Events

I am currently working with others on the Cable Street 75 committee organising a march and rally to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. It is just one part of this year’s commemoration. I have put … Continue reading

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The Battle of Cable Street

Yesterday I found myself at the Cable Street mural in London’s East End and took a bunch of photos, one of the details of which I have posted above. The mural itself has an interesting history, which you can read … Continue reading

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Remember Rolan Adams

Only recently I wrote a blog post about the racist murder of Kelso Cochrane in 1958 here. I didn’t think that I would be writing on anything similar for some time. Then at the beginning of the week I received an … Continue reading

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The murder of Kelso Cochrane – a postscript

The racist murder of the young Antiguan, Kelso Cochrane, on 17 May 1959 was to become a pivotal moment in the history of racism in Britain. Knifed to death in west London, there was a conspiracy of silence which meant … Continue reading

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The postwar fight against fascism

The way that the fascists in Britain were allowed to reorganise, after the heinous crimes committed by their friends in the other countries in Europe, has always fascinated me. In the mid-1980s, in my search for material on the subject … Continue reading

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