The Making of the Black Working Class @ The British Library, London [10 October]

The Making of the Black Working Class

19:15 - 20:30

 Facebook event page
The British Library
96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB London, United Kingdom
For 500 years, black Britons and their struggles have played a pivotal role in British history. From the economic reliance on empire to black workers’ central role in British industry, this history has been one of dynamic struggles against slavery, racism, and discrimination. Ron Ramdin’s classic account, The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain, opposes the mainstream view that marginalises this history and argues that black workers have always been central to the working class in Britain. To celebrate its republication in a new and expanded edition, join Ron Ramdin in conversation.

Ron Ramdin is a historian, biographer and novelist. His previous books include Paul Robeson: The Man and His Mission, The Other Middle Passage and From Chattel-slave to Wage-earner: History of Trade Unionism in Trinidad and Tobago.

Tickets available here
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ The British Library:

Reading for Pleasure CPD conference – Primary (sold out)
The British Library
DJ Yoda and Huey Morgan - Late at the Library: Sonic Boom
The British Library
Global Reading for Global Citizens
The British Library
Christmas Shopping Evening
The British Library

The most anticipated events in London :

Pizza & Prosecco Festival London - Last 100 Tickets
Building Six
Hamleys Christmas Toy Parade on Regent Street!
Hamleys Regent Street, London
The Festival of Light London Returns - New Years' Eve
The Grand
Buffy The Musical - Live Stage Show
Throwback Events
Christmas by the River Launch
London Bridge City
Hertford Christmas Gala
Hertford, United Kingdom
Free Event - Amazing View at Sky Garden
Wonders of London
Free Tour SOHO
Wonders of London
Independent Ceramics Market
Rich Mix London
The most popular events in your news feed!