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The Great War to Race Riots Book
Thursday, 09 November 2017
Thumbnail In 1919, race riots in Liverpool culminated in the racist murder of Bermudian seaman, Charles Wotten, chased from a boarding house, thrown into the dock and pelted with stones until he drowned. This tragic event took place against a backdrop of racial attacks against Liverpool’s black community and...
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Plaque to Charles Wotten Unveiled
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Thumbnail Members of Liverpool’s diverse communities came together to unveil a plaque in commemoration of Charles Wotten, a 24-year-old seafarer who was murdered by an angry white mob during the race riots of 1991. The plaque was the idea of Historian and Broadcaster David Olusoga who travelled to various...
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