Gospel to Garage - Black History Month

The New Cross People's Library is celebrating Black History Month with two new exhibitions at New Cross Learning, 283-285 New Cross Road (opening hours - Tuesday, 10am-5pm,  Weds 10am-7pm, Thurs 10am-7pm, Sat, 10am-5pm). They say:

The Black Panther Newspaper 3-28 October 2013 - This small exhibition contains rare and original Black Panther Newspapers from 1969-71. Supervised readings are available upon request but you will need to wear gloves!

Gospel to Garage 3-28 October 2013 - A new artwork by N. Kidd and Rosanna Mary Thompson, specially commissioned by NXL. This huge work takes a retrospective look at the importance and influence of black music in the Western world in the 20th century – as well as our entire exhibition space!


jay said...

This is a pretty cool, local BHM offering. The story of the Black Panthers is a bittersweet one, I'll enjoy looking seeing one of their publications and perhaps learning why they were they were perceived as such a threat.

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