David Sladek

Photographer, journalist
   
The Birth of FF Force @ African Emancipation Day/Reparations Rebellion and Black Reformist Movement march, London, 01/08/2020
Location: Surrey, UK
Nationality: Czech
Biography: David Sládek is Czech independent photojournalist and photodocumentarist living in London and a former reporter for the Czech News Agency. Since moving to London more than a decade ago he has been focusing his photographic work on life of... read on
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The Birth of FF Force @ African Emancipation Day/Reparations Rebellion and Black Reformist Movement march, London, 01/08/2020
Copyright david sladek 2021
Date of Work 08/01/20 - 08/01/20
Updated 08/05/20
Location London, UK
Several thousand people filled Windrush Square in Brixton, London, Saturday to protest against African Holocaust (Maangamizi) triggered by the slave trade 400 years ago. Protesters from all parts of Africa occupied several stages where life music often with political texts gathered crowds. In the afternoon they were joined by a Black Reformist Movement march from Clapham Common lead by FF Force (Forever Family) - a military style group apparently inspired by the Black Panthers movement making their first public appearance in London. Also marching were Rememberthe400 (in reference to 400 years of slavery) group. Whilst the African demonstration in Brixton was organised in cooperation with Extension Rebellion which took on blocking the roads around Windrush Square, clearly none of the three participating bodies were fully integrated.


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