Tag: Olive Morris

Ones to watch Brixton: Gabriella Lafor

Poppy Woods chats to Gabriella Lafor about her residency at The Department Store Studios, multiple companies and making space for black and brown oriented...

Awards will commemorate Olive Morris’ commitment to radical activism

The Remembering Olive Collective announces five £500 Olive Morris Memorial Awards for 2021 The annual remembrance of community leader and activist Olive Morris, whose birthday...

Honouring the giants

Alex Wheatle, the Brixton Bard, who was the subject of the Brixton Uprising episode of the Small Axe TV series, reflects on responses to...

Brixton activist features in Black Power movement documentary

A new BBC Two documentary Black Power: A British Story of Resistance takes a look at the British Black Power movement of the 60s...

Google honours Brixton activist Olive Morris

Brixton activist Olive Morris – a member of the Windrush Generation – is the subject of today’s (26 June) Google Doodle – the small...

Olive Morris collective says memorial must not be lost

Olive Morris was a community activist in South London who died aged 27 in 1979. In 1986 the Brixton Black Women’s group, of which...

Expectations: The untold story of Black community leaders

Expectations: The Untold Story of Black British Community Leaders in the 1960s and 1970s will be centre stage at Brixton's Black Cultural Archives from Tuesday...

Brixton: Meet Boniswa

South African artist Breeze Yoko from Cape Town is painting a series of murals in Brixton with the Watch This Space project. In Blenheim Gardens...

Squatters back in Brixton

A banner saying that the former Euro car parts depot at 34 Acre Lane has been squatted has appeared outside the building. It lists some of the grievances many...

Railton Road honours local heroes

A visual tribute to Railton Road and inspirational figures, like Darcus Howe and Linton Kwesi Johnson, was launched at the Brixton Advice Centre last...

Town hall plans get £50 million go-ahead

Lambeth councillors have given unanimous approval to their £50m ‘Your New Town Hall’ project. The move will reduce the council’s main office buildings from...