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  • Video contentCivil rights march, 1966, Mississippi.

    Freedom march in Mississippi

    On June 29 1966, Civil rights campaigners gathered in Jackson, Mississippi, US, and marched into the centre of Jackson, a snapshot of which is captured in this British Pathe film. Fifty years on, The National Archives has launched an educational workshop for students […]

  • Audio contentAir Ministry letter concerning West Indian recruits (catalogue reference AIR 2/8278)

    The untold story of the RAF’s black Second World War fliers over Europe

    The RAF aircrew recruited from the Caribbean and West Africa who overcame the official British Colour Bar to serve over Europe.

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