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Radical Tea Towel UK Blog

The Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963

Posted by Pete on 30th Apr 2021

When we think of the Civil Rights Movement we think of the United States - but it happened here too...Rosa Parks's refusal to leave her seat in 1955 made waves not just across the United States, but a … read more
Defying Convention

Defying Convention

Posted by Pete on 23rd Feb 2021

Born today in 1868, W.E.B. Du Bois remains an icon of black and radical history in the US...On 28th August 1963, about 250,000 Americans took part in Dr King’s March on Washington.It was one of the gr … read more

From Merthyr to Minneapolis

Posted by Pete on 7th Jun 2020

Today is the anniversary of the Merthyr Rising in South Wales, an all too familiar story of an oppressed people who’d simply had enough. Merthyr Tydfil by French artist Alphonse Dousseau (between 1 … read more