Part 2 of our special featuring guest Alex Wheatle; award winning Author of 18 books, one of which being 'Uprising' his true life story which he toured across the UK as a one man play. In 2006 he spoke of his experiences in the BBC programme Battle for Brixton and in 2020 his life experience was made into a historical drama film featured as part of an anthology series called Small Axe directed by Steve McQueen.
Alex discusses the racism he experienced in UK institutions, his role in the Brixton Uprising, how Rastafarian Simian saved his life and having a Steve McQueen film made about his life.
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