Darcus Howe

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Race Today archive chronicling lives of black Britons to launch online
Magazine’s radical journalism and campaigning illuminated issues affecting black communities in 1970s and 1980s

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

02, Mar, 2023 @11:52 AM

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Daughters of the Mangrove Nine: ‘That passion in our parents was instilled in us’
Fifty years after the landmark court case, Yinka Inniss Charles and Jamila Bolton-Gordon talk about police harassment, their fathers’ legacy and their ongoing work against injustice

Ursula Kenny

28, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Leila Hassan Howe: ‘My life was made hell. You’d just hear a tirade against immigrants’
The march she led in 1981 helped forge a black British identity. She talks about revolution, police brutality and Black Lives Matter

Kehinde Andrews

08, Oct, 2020 @8:10 AM

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Steve McQueen: ‘Our Marlon Brandos are on building sites, or driving buses’
The director’s new Small Axe series kicks off with the landmark 1971 trial of the Mangrove Nine. It’s his aim to fill these gaps in British history, he says, and to open the industry to other black film-makers

Lanre Bakare

03, Oct, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Darcus Howe remembered by Diane Abbott
Diane Abbott recalls her friend and fellow activist, a fearless, outspoken and witty man with a pleasingly mischievous streak

17, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Letters: Darcus Howe was one of the great polemicists of our time
Paul Boateng writes: Darcus Howe was a lot of fun, with a cultural hinterland of extraordinary depth

Paul Boateng and Giles Oakley

25, Apr, 2017 @4:48 PM

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The story of the British Black Panthers through race, politics, love and power
The experience of black people in the UK in the 1970s is examined in Guerrilla, a new drama series written by 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. Now that story finds echoes in a powerful exhibition of photographs of the time

Sarah Hughes

09, Apr, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Darcus Howe: ‘He translated the anger of street protests into political action’
Journalist, activist and publisher Darcus Howe, who has died aged 74, spent his life working for justice for black British people – and the struggle is far from over

Kehinde Andrews

03, Apr, 2017 @5:59 PM

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Darcus Howe obituary
Writer and activist who was outspoken in promoting black self-determination

Robin Bunce and Paul Field

03, Apr, 2017 @5:41 PM

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Darcus Howe, writer, broadcaster and activist, dies aged 74
Bonnie Greer and Diane Abbott among those leading tributes to Trinidad-born campaigner who became prominent civil rights figure in the UK

Caroline Davies

02, Apr, 2017 @6:54 PM

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British black power: from shrug to school syllabus in six short years
With a TV series, film and first university course in 2017, the authors of a history of the UK movement reflect on its turnabout

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

06, Jan, 2017 @1:50 PM

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Oliver Letwin memo borders on criminality, says Darcus Howe
Civil liberties campaigner condemns comments about black communities made in 1985 as David Cameron’s policy chief issues an apology

Frances Perraudin

30, Dec, 2015 @2:26 PM

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