White Panther Party 1972 – ‘hassled by the pigs’ in Abbey Wood and beyond

The White Panther Party was a radical and anti-racist organisation originally established in the Detroit area in 1968 with the aim of bringing together white radicals to act alongside the Black Panther Party. It had its roots in the counter-culture, with one of its founders being John Sinclair - manager of the proto-punk band the ...

Peckham Dolehouse Revisited

Tonight (Friday 3rd May) the spirit of late1980s/early 1990s London squat culture will reappear at the Peckham Palais, 1 Rye Lane SE15 with 'The Dolehouse Reunion'.The Peckham Dolehouse was a famous squat that ran from Spring 1989 to October 1990 in an empty Department for Health & Social Security building in Collyer Place off Peckham High ...