May 3 2018 at The Black-E
Part of Writing on the Wall’s Crossing Borders Festival
Recording by Tracey Dunn
Speakers: Tasha from Grenfell Campaign , Karim (better known as the conscious rapper Lowkey, Joel Benjamin and Pilgrim Tucker. Chaired by Prof. David Whyte.
On the 14th June 2017 a fire broke out in West London’s Grenfell tower block tragically claiming the lives of 71 residents (1 more person died in January). Images of the blaze shocked a nation and protesters marched for justice and answers. Nearly one year on only 28 of the 203 households have been permanently rehoused, prompting the country to ask what’s really being done?