Video still from 'Black Panthers: United Kingdom, Israel, and Beyond' on YouTube.

4 Radical Black British Social Movements You Should Know

A history of radical Black British organizations that have paved the way for today's global black social movements.

October is Black British History Month in the UK. As the country is facing some dire political times—Brexit looming in, an incredibly anti-black government with policies disproportionately affecting black people in the UK, the fact that over 500 Black and Asian ethnic minorities have died in either police custody or in prison over the past 27 years, and that the last time the authorities had been convicted of a crime was in 1971—show more than ever are grassroots movements needed for black people to self-organize.

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