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A promo poster for Dr. Martin Luther King to give a speech on the day of his death. A great man taken from us but his legacy lives on.

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Sonia Sanchez. "All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, ‘Something’s wrong, let’s change it for the better.’ That’s what my life has really been about."

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from Wallpaper*

'Another London' photography exhibition at Tate Britain, London

Commenting on his photography 4 the Black Panther Movement in the UK, photographer Neil Kenlock recalls “Pple were calling us all sorts of names in the streets & painting graffiti everywhere. In school, there was no black history...If you asked the teachers where black people came from, they would say: ‘Somewhere in Africa, up a tree,’ & that’s it. So w/ the Black Panther movement we had educational classes, public meeting & lectures."

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from the Guardian

Hidden histories: the first black people photographed in Britain – in pictures

black people in Victorian Britain - Eleanor Xiniwe, The African Choir. London Stereoscopic Company, 1891.

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