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Radical Saints

A devotional calendar of saints, festivals and memorials for Radicals

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Black Rights

August 4th – Mark Duggan

Mark Duggan

15th September 1981 – 4th August 2011


Mark Duggan’s death at the hands of armed police officers lead to riots lasting several days across the whole of the UK. Continue reading “August 4th – Mark Duggan”

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February 21st – Malcolm X

Malcolm X

19th May 1925 – 21st February 1965

 “If you aren’t careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”

Speech at Audubon Ballroom, 1964, Malcolm X


Malcolm X was a prominent leader in the American Civil rights movement. A controversial figure, Malcolm X spoke out against institutional racism and advocated the use of violence as a form of defence for Black People as well as race segregation. Continue reading “February 21st – Malcolm X”

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