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‘The Brixton Defence Campaign says boycott the Scarman Inquiry’

Simon Peplow

in Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter addresses various responses to the Brixton disturbances; the authorities and media focussed upon criminality and law and order aspects, leading to repeated calls for the police to be ... More


‘Who the hell’s defending if they’re going to walk out of here?’ The Moss Side Defence Committee

Simon Peplow

in Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides detailed discussion of the Moss Side Defence Committee, through local and understudied national records and original interviews, which is often overlooked in discussions of ... More


Conclusion: The Tragedy of the Ten and the Rise of a New Black Politics

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The conclusion brings the case of the Wilmington Ten from the overturning of their convictions into the twenty-first century when they received pardons of innocence in 2012. Returning to the reality ... More


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