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Take a journey around the South London Pan African scene 1906-1909 through the eyes of ABC Merriman-Labor, the Sierra Leonean lawyer and businessman.

His 1909 book Britons Through Negro Spectacles shines a comic light on attitudes to Africans in Britain and lets us compare community relations in London now and then.

An illustrated talk by S I Martin, one of the UK’s foremost researchers specialising in the experience of Britain’s Black communities.

Event details

Monday 7 October 20197pm
52 Knatchbull Road