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About this object

In the 1980s many people living in the Liverpool 8 area, where a high proportion of the community is Black, felt under siege from police harassment, racists and high unemployment. The Chief Constable blamed the 1981 uprising on 'thieves and vagabonds'. Many people in the city and the Liverpool 8 Writers Workshop saw things differently, and supported Levi Tafari and others in voicing their experiences in this book, published in 1989.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Liverpool Experience
  • Accession no.
  • Type
  • Artist/Maker
    Levi Tafari
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    250 x 130 x 7 mm
  • Related people
    Levi Tafari (Artist/maker, associated person)
  • Collection
    From the Museum of Liverpool collections
Object view = Social History
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