slide 1 – about

40 years ago Southall was rocked by violent racism that led to the killing of Gurdip Singh Chaggar and Blair Peach. Southall Resists 40 is a local initiative to commemorate the important struggles that defeated fascism here.

slide 2 – march

March for unity against racism on Sat 27th April. Southall remembers Chaggar and Peach. Join us for this important event. Assemble at 2pm on Dominion Rd for a procession, followed by a rally outside Southall Town Hall at 4.30pm. Southall united.

slide 3 – remember

Were you in Southall from 1976 to 1982? Did you witness any of the events? We especially want to hear from you.

About

Southall Resists 40 is an initiative of local individuals and organisations, many of whom were involved during the 1976, 1979 and 1981 events. It also includes young activists and artists who want to commemorate the important struggles that defeated fascism locally.
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Events

All the events coming up in April and beyond. March with us on Sat 27 Apr, assembling 2pm on Dominion Rd for a procession, followed by a rally outside Southall Town Hall at 4pm.
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Timeline

Our aim is not only to remember the past by learning lessons from the resistance that was created, but also to prepare for the future. From the murder which sparked a movement in 1976 through the police riot in 1979 and the burning of the Hamborough Tavern in 1981.
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Film screening, plaque ceremony & vigil
On the anniversary of Blair Peach's murder, screening of Southall on Trial, vigil at the spot he was fatally attacked and event at the town hall. Tue 23 Apr.
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March for unity against racism
Southall remembers Chaggar and Peach. Join us for this important event. Assemble at 2pm on Dominion Rd for a procession, followed by a rally outside Southall Town Hall at 4pm. Southall united. Sat 27 Apr.
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How to fight the fascists and win
In 1981 when the skinheads returned, the roar of collective anger against decades of discrimination and racism was such that, at least in Southall, the NF never again showed their face. Birkbeck University, Sun 28 Apr.
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