Journalists honour Claudia Jones

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Claudia JonesThe National Union of Journalists is marking the centenary of Claudia Jones, who founded The West Indian Gazette and Afro-Asian Caribbean News above a Brixton barber shop in 1958, with a Black History Month lecture.

Labour MP Clive Lewis and NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet will speak on Tuesday October 27 at 18.30 in The St Pancras Room, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG.

Entry is free but you must pre-book.

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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