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Pioneers and Protest: Seeking Change

IRIE! dance theatre presents Pioneers and Protest: Seeking Change, a film about the Black People’s Day of Action, 1981.

The film combines oral history interviews with people who took part in the 1981 demonstration and archive photographs.


Interviews by Nena Bisceglia and Julia Honess

Produced by Beverley Glean and Julia Honess

Interviewees: Sis. Stella Headly, Norma Lawrence, Russell Profitt MBE

Images with kind permission and copyright of: Peter Arkell (Report Digital), Julia Honess, George Padmore Institute, Vron Ware



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