Newsreel footage: Battle of Cable Street

Here’s some footage of the Battle of Cable Street on 4 October 1936, when huge crowds of antifascists stopped Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists blackshirts from marching through the East End of London.

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Amiri Baraka: Soul and Madness

On 29 December 1965, a group of musicians, critics and activists gathered at St Paul the Apostle School in New York to debate the relationship between jazz and revolutionary black nationalism.