The Legacy of Black Power in Moss Side: Coca Clarke tells her story
English / Francesca Nottola / Interviews / Manchester

The Legacy of Black Power in Moss Side: Coca Clarke tells her story

Coca Clarke is an 85-year-old Black Power activist and she is still an active member of the vibrant Moss Side community, a community that – despite its many laudable efforts – struggles to shred off the lazy stereotypes and assumptions placed on an entire community by the media since the ‘gang wars’ of the ‘80s and ‘90s. In this interview, Clarke tells her story and that of her sister Kath Locke, the activist to whom the medical and community centre in Moss Side is dedicated. Continue reading