The New Wave: London Black Revolutionaries

Meet The London Black Revolutionaries, a movement of radical young black people who do not feel represented by Britain's "white supremacist" politics.

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May 8 2015, 11:20am

In the final episode of The New Wave, we meet The London Black Revolutionaries, a movement of radical young black people who do not feel represented by the "white supremacy" of our current political system. They hope to bring consciousness to the black working class with innovative direct action that supports the communities they feel have been historically forgotten by government.

The Black Revs first came to public attention in 2014, when they concreted over Tesco's anti-homeless spikes in central London. The spikes were removed, but inspired similar actions in Madrid, Brazil and Egypt.

UPDATE 06/08/15: Since filming this documentary, three of the LBR members featured have left to join a different activist group, named Black Dissidents.

@dsyhdsn / @RDRhysJames / @LondonBlackRevs

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