The Manchester town hall meeting that shaped Africa: remembering the Fifth Pan-African Congress

By Brennavan Sritharan

In October, 1945, as the European powers recovered from six years of, 87 delegates representing 50 organisations met in a town hall in Manchester.

They came together for the Fifth Pan-African Congress, all with a singular, righteous purpose: the liberation of hundreds of millions of Africans living under colonial rule.

Seventy years have passed since the Fifth Pan-African Congress, an event which, in hindsight, was one of the most significant happenings of African organisation ever to have occurred in Britain, perhaps the world.

To commemorate, Autograph ABP are, for the first time, exhibiting photographs taken at the event.

The exhibition features …read more

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