Aftermath of Brixton riots

Title
Aftermath of Brixton riots
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop; Music
TX Date
17 Apr 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:07:20
Description
Dave Loyn reports on the aftermath of the Brixton, South London riots last weekend. With comment from local black youths (not identified); one of the men arrested- identified only as Carlton; Metropolitan Police Commissioner David McNee; Lambeth Council leader Ted Knight; Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; barrister and spokesman for the black community Rudy Narayan; local community leader Courtnay Laws. Ends with Reggae music illustrating the frustrations that led to the riots.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Ted Knight; Dave Loyn; Rudy Narayan; David McNee; Courtnay Laws
Keywords
Social conflicts; London; Social problems; Interethnic relations; Police; Unemployment; Adolescents; Metropolitan Police; Riots; Lambeth; Policing practice; Black peoples; Brixton; Institutional racism; Reggae; Youth employment

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