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Brixton takes the knee

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Brixton people turned out in force last night (9 June) to join a regular nationwide demonstration of solidarity with the growing worldwide Black Lives...
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Save the Hootananny crowdfunder appeal

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The much loved Hootananny is the latest local venue to launch a crowd funder appeal. We urge all those who can to dig deep… www.crowdfunder.co.uk/save-hootananny Their...
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Brixton MPs demand government action on racism

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The three MPs whose constituencies include parts of Brixton yesterday (9 June) issued a joint statement calling on the government to address structural racism,...
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‘We could be the generation to make the changes’

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Simone Richardson found it inspirational to witness Black Lives Matter protesters marching past her home and to interview some who live locally I live not...
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Nour: pressure mounts on landlord

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Campaigners have increased pressure on the owners of Brixton’s covered markets over the threatened eviction of the iconic Nour Cash & Carry store in...
Lambeth town hall in Brixton lit in purple to mark the death of George Floyd

Town hall lit for George Floyd

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Lambeth town hall in Brixton was lit up in purple tonight (2 June) to mark the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Lambeth council is...
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Black Lives Matter protest in Brixton

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https://youtu.be/7dPLiPvU48o Several hundred Black Lives Matter protestors marched through the streets of Brixton and Stockwell today (1...
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Nour protesters crash Hondo boss’s Zoom DJ set

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Protesters against the threat of eviction of Nour Cash & Carry from Brixton’s Market Row crashed into a Zoom and Facebook DJ set by...
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MP urges laptop donation drive for local schools 

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy is calling on anyone with a spare laptop, tablet or iPad to donate it to local schools and children who are struggling to...
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Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

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The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...
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Nour petition urges support for its fight to retain a central place in Brixton’s...

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Nour Cash & Carry, for many the beating heart of Brixton’s markets, has launched a petition against the notice to quit it has received...
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Windrush scandal compensation meeting

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Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...
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Support We Rise hit fundraising target

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We Rise, a Brixton social enterprise, needs your support to raise £12,000 over the next couple of weeks to run its 2020 Youth Connect Programme...
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Windrush Day pioneer relaunches Great Black Britons campaign

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The 100 Great Black Britons campaign create by Patrick Vernon OBE – who was also a leader of the campaign for Windrush Day –...

We Rise fundraises to connect youngsters with world of work

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We Rise, a Brixton social enterprise, needs your support to raise £12,000 over the next couple of weeks to run its 2020 Youth Connect Programme...
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Climate genocide complaint lodged at Brixton police station

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Members of Climate Genocide Act Now went to police stations across the country, including Brixton police station, this morning Wednesday 20 November. The group...

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Major law firm backs charity’s Black History Month lecture

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A major international law firm based in Washington and London is teaming up with a local charity...
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Reparations march in pictures

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Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer, Jenny Shramenko and Robert Delaney https://www.change.org/p/justice-for-nhs-nurse-sheila-magudu
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More than a march – this year will be different

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Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background...

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Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

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Poetic Unity is a Brixton based charity whose vision is to give young people a voice and to empower them. We use poetry as a tool...

Brixton opera company launches BAME mentoring scheme

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The Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company has launched a mentoring programme as a launchpad for the next generation...

Appeal to fund pottery kits for Brixton kids

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Lambeth-based Mud Gang Pottery is well on its way to raise £1,500 so that 50 home pottery kits can be distributed to children in...

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