Brixton riots, London, September 1985.
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Brixton riots, London, September 1985.

© Manchester Daily Express / Science & Society Picture Library


The 1985 riots were triggered by the accidental shooting by police of a black woman, Cherry Groce. Her son was suspected of a firearms offence and Mrs Groce was shot and paralysed below the waist by a police marksman while they searched her house. Her son

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