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Black Panthers

The Black Panthers wanted to be the vanguard of a revolution that would create economic, social and political equality across gender and colour lines. Since...

Black Power

1966 was, in all respects, a crucial turning point for the black movement in America. In that year the Black Panther party was founded in Oakland, California,...

Civil Rights Movement

In December 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, a black woman named Rosa Parks insisted on sitting in the front of a bus. The segregation laws in America's deep...

Malcolm X

1 9 2 5 - 1 9 6 5 Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little) was a leader of the Black Muslim movement whose separatist views...

Martin Luther King Speech (28 August 1963)

"There will be neither rest nor tranquility in America until the coloured citizen is granted his citizenship rights. The whirlwinds of revolt will continue...

Rosa Parks

On 1 December 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, a black woman named Rosa Parks insisted on sitting in the front of a bus. The segregation laws...

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African Patrol

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 5 9 (UK) British Patrol Inspector Paul Derek worked in the African bush as a jungle policeman, using his...

Devil Within Her, The/ I Don’t Want To Be Born (1975)

I Don't Want To Be Born (released as The Devil Within Her in the US) begins with Lucy Calesi (Joan Collins) giving birth. During...

Razorback (1983)

Mystery thriller set in the Australian outback, about a 500-kilogram feral razorback boar. The boar attacks a lonely homestead near the outback town of Gamulla,...

Oil Strike North

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 13 x 50 minute episodes Nigel Davenport, Barbara Shelley, Angela Douglas and others tried to suggest that...

Marmalade (The)

The Marmalade began as Dean Ford and the Gaylords, who were very popular on the Scottish club circuit between 1961 and 1966. Junior Campbell and...

Carlos the Jackal

"Carlos the Jackal" was, in fact, Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez. He was nicknamed 'The Jackal' after the character in Frederick Forsyth's novel Day of The...

Foreigner

Born and raised in England, Mick Jones began his musical career as the "24th guitar player" in Nero and the Gladiators. He wrote songs and...