INVITATION Re: John Archer and Black Politics. Free presentation @ Battersea Library
April 16, 6.30pm
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John Archer and Black Politics. A free, audio-visual presentation by history consultant Kwaku which highlights the community and local political activities by Archer, who became London's first African mayor when he was elected Mayor of Battersea 100 years ago in 1913. Archer, initially a Liberal politician, he became a stalwart of Battersea's Labour party and trade union movement, and successfully worked with an Asian Communist to be twice elected MP. Archer was also involved in pan-Africanism.
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