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Black Power: A British Story of Resistance

An examination of the Black Power movement in the late 1960s in the UK, surveying both the individuals and the cultural forces that defined the era.

An examination of the Black Power movement in the late 1960s in the UK, surveying both the individuals and the cultural forces that defined the era.

At the heart of the documentary is a series of astonishing interviews with past activists, many of whom are speaking for the first time about what it was really like to be involved in the British Black Power movement, bringing to life one of the key cultural revolutions in the history of the nation.

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1 hour, 29 minutes

Signed Audio described

Last on

Mon 5 Apr 2021 01:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:04

    Small Faces

    Whatcha Gonna Do About It

  • 00:19

    Nina Simone

    Revolution (Part 1)

  • 00:25

    James Brown

    Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)

  • 00:30

    Nina Simone

    Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)

  • 00:40

    Elton John

    Young, Gifted and Black

  • 00:41

    Niney, Winston "Niney" Holness

    Blood & Fire

  • 00:43

    The Last Poets

    When The Revolution Comes

  • 00:59

    Ken Parker

    I Can't Hide

  • 01:01

    Peter Tosh

    Them A Fi Get A Beaten

  • 01:07

    MC Solaar

    Ca Me Hante

  • 01:09

    Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Coming In From The Cold

Credits

Role Contributor
Director George Amponsah
Editor Brett Irwin
Producer Helen Bart
Executive Producer Emma Loach
Executive Producer Clare Sillery
Executive Producer Steve McQueen
Executive Producer James Rogan
Executive Producer Soleta Rogan
Executive Producer Tracey Scoffield
Executive Producer David Tanner
Production Company Rogan Productions
Production Company Lammas Park
Production Company Turbine Studios

Broadcasts

  • Thu 25 Mar 2021 21:00
  • Wed 31 Mar 2021 23:30
  • Thu 1 Apr 2021 00:30
  • Mon 5 Apr 2021 01:00