Saturday 9 January – Wednesday 3 February. Journey to Justice Exhibition
Weekdays 11am-6pm, Saturday 12noon-4pm
Multi-media travelling exhibition focused on the US civil rights movement, its links with the UK and its wider impact. The exhibition is a dynamic mix of photographs, music, poetry, art, audio-visual, interactive features, artefacts and installations. Nor to be missed.
Wednesday 11 January to Saturday 5 March. Hidden Photo Exhibition
The William Morris Gallery is hosting a new external photographic installation by activist photographer Red Saunders. His project is a series of epic photographs re-imagining decisive but overlooked events in the struggle for democracy and equality.
Include John Ball of the Peasants Revolt and black London Chartist leasder William Cuffay.
William Morris Galley, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4PP
Wednesday 11 to Thursday 28 January. Just an Ordinary Lawyer
Tayo Aluko presents his show at Theatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Road, London NW1
Box office: theatrotechnis.com
Tayo talks to Len Phelan about his show about the legal eagle and cricket buff who became Britain’s first black judge.
Thursday 12 January. 5.30pm. Making Tolerant Subjects: Racism and the State in Postwar Britain
Talk by Camilla Schofield (East Anglia) author of Enoch Powell and the Making of Postcolonial Britain, who is currently working on a history of anti-racism in postwar Britain.
IHR Seminar, Senate House
Monday 16 January. 6-8pm. Martin Luther King Day
To mark Martin Luther King Day, Morley College and Journey to Justice are holding an evening of music and talks in his spirit. It will be introduced by Lord Ouseley, former chair and chief executive of the Commission for Racial Equality, and founder and chair of Kick it Out, the campaign to make football free from discrimination and abuse.
The Journey to Justice exhibition will be open 5.30-6pm.
Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7HT
To register attendance go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/martin-luther-king-day-at-morley-college-tickets-30115558446
Saturday 4 March. 2pm. Claudia Jones
Talk by Marika Sherwood about Claudia Jones (1915-1964) was born in Trinidad; her parents took her to the US as a child and she was subsequently imprisoned for her political activities and later deported to the UK. This outstanding communist, feminist, peace activist, orator, journalist and founder of the biggest street festival in Europe is buried next to Karl Marx in Highgate Cemetery.
There will also be women speakers from one of our newer immigrant communities who are campaigning on live issues.
Working Class Movement Library, Salford. All welcome; admission free.
Further details at www.wcml.org.uk/events.