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Removal of bomb from Brixton Hill, London. WW2
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British Police History, 1981 Brixton riot

British Police History, 1981 Brixton riot

For three days in April 1981 young black men battled the police on the streets of Brixton. These youngsters were faced with the toxic combination of unemployment, racism, a society which marginalised their political voice and which addressed the symptoms of urban decay with systematic over-policing. The breaking point was exasperation at oppressive use of stop and search, in particular the massive ‘Operation Swamp 81’.

Brixton riot aftermath

Brixton Riots April 1981, an eye witness accounts of the Brixton Disorders in and around the Frontline, Atlantic Road, Railton Road, Coldharbour Lane and Brixton Road, Brixton, Lambeth, London

Brixton riot aftermath

Brixton

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Brixton Riots, 1981. Saturday on April 10. At around 17:15

Brixton Riots, 1981. Saturday on April 10. At around 17:15

Brixton Riots 1981

Brixton Riots 1981

Teofani Cigarette Factory, Chryssell Road, Brixton, 1916

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brixton riots huffpost article
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Thirty-two years ago today, protesters and police clashed violently on the streets of Brixton, South London, in a confrontation that injured 325 people and left 30 buildings gutted by flames.To the la...

HMP Brixton, London, United Kingdom.
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HMP Brixton, London, United Kingdom.

Brixton Riots: Burnt out buildings

Brixton riots - in pictures

On 11 April 1981, tension between police and youths led to Brixton being set aflame. Observer photographer Neil Libbert describes the urgent images he captured

Brixton Riots In London In 1981

Brixton riots, 1981 - picture of the day

A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. David Stevens' photograph from the first night of unrest in south London

Public Toilet, Tate Library Gardens, Rushcroft Road, Brixton, Brixton 1905
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Tate Gardens public toilets by Tate Library and Brixton Theatre. Historical Brixton - old and new photos of Brixton, Lambeth, London, SW9 and SW2

Public Toilet, Tate Library Gardens, Rushcroft Road, Brixton, Brixton 1905

Desmond's Hip City, the first black-owned record shop in Brixton, south London, 1970s
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Desmond's Hip City, the first black-owned record shop in Brixton, south London, 1970s

Women working at Teofani Cigarette Factory, Brixton, 1916

Women working at Teofani Cigarette Factory, Brixton, 1916