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Rosa Parks

On 1 December 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, a black woman named Rosa Parks insisted on sitting in the front of a bus. She had just...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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3 April 2008 Plans to film a sequel to the cult movie The Wicker Man have been halted due to "financing problems". Cameras were due to...

Horizontal Lieutenant, The (1962)

Hapless Second Lieutenant Merle Wye (Jim Hutton) of US Army Intelligence is dismayed that he has not seen any action during World War II....

Tyla Gang, The

Following the breakup of Ducks Deluxe, Sean Tyla formed The Tyla Gang with guitarist Bruce Irvine, bassist Brian "Kid" Turrington and drummer Mike Desmarais, Turrington...

Sundays, The

This London-based pop-rock quartet formed in 1987 when vocalist Harriet Wheeler and guitarist David Gavurin - who were also the main songwriting team -...

Cardiac Arrest

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 6 (UK) 27 x 30 minute episodes Independent production company Island World had originally intended to make a medical...

Banacek

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) 1 x 90 minute pilot 16 x 90 minute episodes Shrewd Polish-American Tom Banacek (George Peppard) was in...

Opal

Opal was formed by two of the leading lights of LA's paisley underground scene - former Rain Parade guitarist David Roback and ex-Dream Syndicate...

Jolt, The

Hailing from Wishaw and Shotts, two industrial towns on the edge of greater Glasgow, The Jolt's first step on the road to world domination...
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