New Cross, London. 1981<br />
Locals gather outside the house where 13 young adults died in a devastating house fire during a birthday party on Sunday 18 January 1981. The London Metropolitan Police were accused of covering up the cause, which they suspected was an arson attack motivated by racism. Nobody has ever been charged in relation to the fire.
Archive Racism 1970s UK New Cross Fire Massacre March
New Cross, London. 1981
Locals gather outside the house where 13 young adults died in a devastating house fire during a birthday party on Sunday 18 January 1981. The London Metropolitan Police were accused of covering up the cause, which they suspected was an arson attack motivated by racism. Nobody has ever been charged in relation to the fire.

Filename: NEW CROSS FIRE 1981 1980S LONDON BLACK COMMUNITY DEMONSTRATION UK 10139552.jpg
Source: HOMER SYKES
Date: 27 Oct 2011
Location: NEW CROSS LONDON UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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