'Rock Against Racism' concert programme, c1978
Rock Against Racism was established in 1976 in response to racist pronouncements made by a number of rock musicians. The campaign used music to spread a powerful antiracist message. Closely allied to the Anti-Nazi League, Rock Against Racism was quickly supported by many of the punk rock bands of the time, and gained huge popular support.
On 21 June 1948, 492 West Indians arrived at Tilbury Docks, Essex on the SS Empire Windrush. Read more...