Sam Volpe COMMENTS Published: 4:36 PM December 10, 2020    Updated: 3:25 PM December 15, 2020 A still from the BBC’s Small Axe episode about the trial of the Mangrove 9. Among the defendants was Altheia Jones-LeCointe, here played by Letitia Wright. – Credit: BBC/McQueen Limited/Kieron McCarron “What McQueen saw in it was what we experienced. it was a crucial…

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Haitian Lives Matter!JOIN WEEK OF ACTION IN SUPPORT OF TODAY’S BLACK JACOBINS   From 10 Dec (Intl Human Rights Day) to 16 Dec (30th anniversary of Haiti’s first democratically elected government)   Today, Haitians are in revolt against a corrupt government backed by the US and other western powers. As the movement has grown, the…

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REVIEWFILM To complement a Steve McQueen Small Axe film, an online account of the momentous trial can now be viewed, writes Bronwen Weatherby 04 December, 2020 — By Bronwen Weatherby Ian Macdonald, Altheia Jones-LeCointe and Selma James in How the Mangrove Nine Won A FIRST-HAND account of the momentous court case that saw nine black men and…

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Available to watch until 11 January 2021 here:UK: https://bit.ly/36CsQimUS: https://bit.ly/2X5ieUK A fundraiser for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund How the Mangrove Nine Won Steve McQueen’s ground-breaking BBC1 Small Axe series has brought the story of the Mangrove Nine to public attention. Watch how their historic trial against police racism was won in two compelling accounts by protagonists:…

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