Regents Canal, Black History Walk

Monday April 1st 1pm

Unique tour of the 200 year old waterway from an African/Caribbean perspective showing the secrets and lies of London’s industrial past.

Explore quiet backwaters, hidden streets and busy highways while filling in the blanks on the banks of a long neglected watery history.

We will cover:

  • Uncredited Black inventors that changed the world
  • Railways, rivers and Black British Civil Rights
  • Black deaths in white police custody, UFFC to BLM, Hackney to Tottenham
  • Armed white working class revolution in the UK, the Jamaican connection
  • Black teachers and academic excellence
  • Luxuries and classic British culture
  • Ancient Greek authors who were not Greek at all
  • Gentrification, kerb crawling, raving and prosecutions
  • British sewage in the Caribbean
  • Black History Walks Volume 1 from Jacaranda books

Other coming events from Black History Walks

  • Black History River Cruise
  • Black History Bus tour
  • Theatreland’s Black History Walk
  • 35 years of BASA the Black and Asian Studies Association
  • How Black People Won World War 2
  • Marvin Gaye the protest years
  • Harlem in Mayfair

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