Felix Brenton is an undergraduate student of American Studies at the University of Sussex, England, with a particular interest in American society in the Twentieth century. He is currently attending the University of Washington, Seattle as an undergraduate exchange student for one year, further developing his interest in American history, culture and society. On completion of his degree in 2010 he is considering going into teaching.
The Brixton Riots of April 10-12, 1981, described as the first serious riots of the 20th century in England, were the first large scale racial confrontations between black British youth and white British police. The rioting was sparked by antagonism between black youths and the … Read MoreBrixton Riots (April 10-12, 1981)