Radical Tea Towel UK Blog

Jamaica Rises

Posted by Pete on 11th Oct 2020

Today in 1865, black Jamaicans rose up against white supremacy.George William Gordon at Morant Bay (Wikimedia Commons)After decades of courageous activism by characters like Olaudah Equiano and Willia … read more

The greatest President the US never had

Posted by Pete on 7th Oct 2020

Born today in 1888, the progressive Henry Wallace – who came tantalisingly close to succeeding FDR – was one of the best presidents the US never had.There have been few truly good presidents.Lincoln a … read more

Sylvia Pankhurst - Q&A with Rachel Holmes

Posted by Luke on 23rd Sep 2020

We recently had the opportunity of doing a 'virtual interview' with Rachel Holmes, author of a new biography on Sylvia Pankhurst ('Sylvia Pankhurst: Natural Born Rebel', published September 2020 by … read more

Thanks for helping!

Posted by Luke on 18th Sep 2020

This month we've given an additional £12k to food bank charities in the UK and US, on top of £1.8k donated to food banks earlier in the year. This is thanks to you. Giving feels good. We're … read more

Amílcar Cabral

Posted by Pete on 12th Sep 2020

Nelson Mandela was not the only radical to fight for African liberation during the late-20 th century. Born today in 1924, Amílcar Cabral led the fight to overthrow Portuguese colonialism in … read more