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1 Broadwater Farm “From Riot to Racial Harmony” Viewfinder Topic Ethnic Diversity in the UK, pp. 23-24

2 Broadwater Farm: Basic chronology 1.Up to mid-20th century: farmland 2.1967: construction of Broadwater Farm Estate 3.1985: Broadwater Farm riots 4.1993: reconstruction

3 1.Up to mid-20th century: farmland 2.1967: construction of Broadwater Farm Estate 3.1985: Broadwater Farm riots 4.1993: reconstruction Broadwater Farm: Basic chronology

4 1.Up to mid-20th century: farmland 2.1967: construction of Broadwater Farm Estate 3.1985: Broadwater Farm riots 4.1993: reconstruction Broadwater Farm: Basic chronology

5 1.Up to mid-20th century: farmland 2.1967: construction of Broadwater Farm Estate 3.1985: Broadwater Farm riots 4.1993: reconstruction Broadwater Farm: Basic chronology

6 Waterfall mural, Debden block

7 2005 0 robberies 1 house burglary Population 3,800 White 30% West African 27% Afro-Caribbean 24% Turkish Kurds 12% Somali & Congolese 7% Statistics of changes 1985/2005 1985 875 burglaries or attempted burglaries 50 muggings 50 assaults Population 3,500 White 49% West Indian/African 42% Indian subcontinent 3%

8 What the residents say “This is not paradise on earth, [... but... we] are one big family on Broadwater.” Jennifer Kamara, 35 (p. 23) “[Being] pure English [...] means being tolerant of people, regardless of colour and creed. It means embracing people who are different from you.” Mary Kemp, 82 (p. 24)

9 Sources "Broadwater Farm." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 2011. Web. 17 Dec 2011.. Chirag, Trivedi. "Transforming Broadwater Farm." BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation, 06 Oct 2005. Web. 17 Dec 2011.. Milmo, Cahal. “Multicultural Britain: An unlikely success story.” The Independent, 5 Oct. 2005. In: Michael Mitchell, ed. Ethnic Diversity in Britain. Berlin: Langenscheidt, 2010. Pp. 23-24. "History of Broadwater Farm." Haringey Council. Haringey Council, 07 Oct 2011. Web. 17 Dec 2011..


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