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Rock Against Racism 30th anniversary concert success

Issue No. 2061

 (Pic: Simon Green/ http://eventful.org.uk

(Pic: Simon Green/ » eventful.org.uk)


Around 600 people packed into the Hackney Empire in east London on Thursday of last week for a gig to celebrate 30 years of Rock Against Racism. The event – which raised money for Love Music Hate Racism – brought together stars of the past such as Misty In Roots (pictured) and the Tom Robinson Band with a new generation of musicians taking a stand against racism and fascism. People came away inspired determined to build a movement to stop the fascist BNP. The BNP’s 8.9 percent vote in the Sedgefield by-election last week shows how crucial such campaigns to stop them remain.

Read the story of RAR » Beating time, beating the Nazis

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Tue 24 Jul 2007, 18:14 BST
Issue No. 2061
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