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Youth fight against Racism

This article explains the YRE’s role in fighting the BNP in Tower Hamlets during the 90s.

The YRE was formed in 1992 and its first activity was an international demonstration against racism and fascism in Brussels. There were a few of us from Tower Hamlets that went on that demonstration and in May of 1993 the YRE co-organised an 8,000 strong demonstration of Black and white youth which marched on the BNP’s headquarters, following the murder of Stephen Lawrence.

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