With big costumes and bigger audiences, pageants were the pastime of choice in the early 20th century.
Black History Month
Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid’s artworks fill in the gaps that history leaves behind.
The killing of 69 black South Africans on March 21st, 1960 was a turning point: the world judged apartheid to be morally bankrupt and the political agitation that ensued would eventually overturn white supremacy.
Teenagers were agents of change in 1960s Britain, but the birth of youth movements such as the Mods was heavily indebted to the multicultural society from which they grew.
Volume 70 Issue 11 November 2020