Those attending the African History+ @ Croydon event on Saturday 22 November at Matthews Yard will have the chance to discuss how racism manifests itself in Croydon. There will also be a showing of ‘Look How Far We’ve Come…’, a film of interviews with black and white activists discussing their assessments of the degree to which racism has been tackled or not in Britain since the late 1940s.
There will also be sessions on:
- Britain’s contribution to the development reggae music
- London and Black Music
- Marcus Garvey inspired songs]
- Live music of Bob Marley’s songs of love, sufferation, redemption & emancipation
- Talks about Croydon’s Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Neil ‘Mad Professor’ Fraser, and about John Archer, Battersea’s Black Mayor 1913/14.
Further details and to book in advance go to
You can list to Croydon Radio’s interview with the main organiser Kwaku on Monday 17 November at http://croydonradio.com/upload/podcast/2014-11-17-12-01-20.mp3
Sponsors of the event include Croydon Radical History and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Networks.