National Front

Connections

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Cultural formation Andrea Levy
She noted the debilitating effects of racism on its victims. As a young woman jeered at by a National Front member, she felt apologetic. I wanted them to like me. It would be years before...
Textual Features Andrea Levy
Faith is denied the promotion she covets because no black girl has ever worked as a dresser. When she pursues the matter she is set to dress puppets, not living actors. With her house-mate Simon...

Timeline

1978
The Corner Bookshop in Leeds, and the Fourth Idea Bookshop in Bradford (both feminist or left-wing centres) were attacked by the National Front .
23 April 1979
Blair Peach , a London teacher, suffered a fractured skull when he was hit on the head by a police officer as he was leaving an anti-National Front demonstration at Southall. He died...