This article originally appeared on VICE UK
On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of people headed into central London with a common goal: celebrating loosely pan-African culture as part of this year's Africa on the Square event. Since Black History Month was founded in 1987 by Greater London Council's Akyaaba Addai Sebbo, October has become a time when city councils around the country make a concerted effort to honor cultural contributions made by the black diaspora.
The usual tourist hum of Trafalgar Square turned into a street party, market, and stage that saw the likes of street performers and London mayor Sadiq Khan mingle with a happy crowd. We sent photographer Angela Dennis down to take in the sights, and here's what she made of the day.
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