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Black Britain: A Photographic History

Issue No. 2069

Malcolm Willidon and John Mills (Pic: Getty Images)

Malcolm Willidon and John Mills (Pic: Getty Images)


Rastafarians Malcolm Willidon and John Mills stand outside the Metro Community Centre, Notting Hill, London, which, as the sign says, is “occupied by the youths until the ILEA [Inner London Education Authority] meets for talks with us”.

This photograph, taken in August 1979, appears in Black Britain: A Photographic History, which has just been published by Saqi Books.

The book includes a commentary from Paul Gilroy and a foreword from Stuart Hall. Paul will be speaking about the project at Stratford Library in east London, Thursday 25 October at 7pm.


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