• Small Axe: The True Story of Darcus Howe's Impact on the UK's Black Power Movement

    3 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    The first episode of Steve McQueen's anthology series Small Axe officially premiered on Nov. 20, and we're already enthralled. The series is a collection of five original movies that explore the Black experience in the UK from the 1960s through the 1980s. The debut film, titled "Mangrove," details the trial of nine Black activists who were charged with inciting riots in 1970. The accusation occurred after they protested police harassment of customers at The Mangrove, a Caribbean restaurant in Notting Hill where Black intellectuals and creatives often socialized.
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