African Odysseys

Black History Walks Presents: Cause for Concern: Equal Before the Law

Learn more about the programme that inadvertently began Darcus Howe’s engagement with TV.

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In the summer of 1969 a documentary was broadcast by the BBC series Cause for Concern, which set out in detail a number of shocking cases of police brutality and corruption against members of the Black community. In the ensuing controversy, and after a lengthy campaign, Darcus Howe and other members of the public were invited to participate in a live panel discussion – his first brush with broadcast media. Join Tony Warner to learn more about the programme that inadvertently began Darcus Howe’s engagement with TV.

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