London headquarters of the African National Congress, 1978 - 1994 were at 28 Penton Street.
Group, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Africa
Actor. Born Ira Frederick Aldridge in New York City (his date of birth is approximate). He started his acting career with the African Company in the early 1820s, but faced with racial discriminatio...
Person, Race Issues, Theatre, Poland, USA
25-year-old Bengali murdered in Adler Street, junction Whitechapel High Street, in a racist attack by three teenage boys. Altab Ali was on his way home to Wapping from a small factory just off Bric...
Person, Race Issues, Tragedy
Born St James's Palace. Reigned 1702 - 14. Married Prince George of Demark in 1683. From 17 pregnancies only 5 children lived long enough to be christened and the longest surviving died aged 11. An...
Person, Race Issues, Royalty
First founded in Britain in 1823 as the 'Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions'. When slavery was abolished in British dominions the Society w...
Group, Race Issues, Social Welfare
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Started: 19/10/1917, 103 years ago
Event, Tragedy, War Memorial WW1
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