BCA Commemorates Darcus Howe 9 April

Darcus Howe BCA

(From BCA website)

Darcus Howe Tribute Evening a

 9 April. 7-9.30pm

Black Cultural Archives, Windrush Square, Brixton

Black Cultural Archives has organised an outdoor  tribute evening to commemorate the contribution made by Darcus Howe, who lived in Norbury.

It includes viewing Mangrove Nine archive materials and display, tributes, and film screenings of Mangrove 9 and Travels With My Camera: Is This My Country?

“Darcus Howe, highly intellectual, undeterred activist against racial injustice in Britain, will live on in the DNA of those of us living through the 1960s in London. We should always remember this. Thank you Darcus, you made a difference for all of us.”  Dawn Hill, Chair of Black Cultural Archives.


Obituary Appreciations

Darcus Howe’s death has led to a wide range of new reports and appreciations in the media across the world, including  The Daily Mail, The Evening Standard, The Independent, The Times, The Telegraph, The Scottish Sunday Herald, ITV news, Fox News, Sky News Japan Times, Holywood Reporter and The Irish Times.

Simon Woolley of Operation Black Vote:


Brian Richardson of Stand Up Against Racism:


Various people on Media Diversified:


Madeline Heneghan on Counterfire:


Guardian coverage:




Brixton Blog:






There are a large number of videos on YouTube featuring and about him.


Robin Bumce & Paul Field. Darcus Howe. A Political Biography.

(Bloomsbury Publishing. 2013)


About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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