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In conversation with Linton Kwesi Johnson

by Paul Gilroy and Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson

25 February 2021

As we approach the 40th anniversary of the Black People’s Day of Action march that took place on 2nd March 1981, Paul Gilroy welcomes Linton Kwesi Johnson, poet and activist, to reflect on the events of that day and year, and discuss how we see these patterns repeated in Black life in this country today in the forms of inequality and conflict and demands for truth, right and justice.

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Find out more about the Black People’s Day of Action

View photographs from the Black People's Day of Action, 2nd March 1981