The interview with Darcus Howe brings up the 1981 Brixton riots…well, the BBC host assumes Howe had first-hand experience. Either way, Howe would probably call it the “Brixton uprising.” At the center, was a confrontation between the Metropolitan Police and protesters in South London, England. According to Wikipedia:
The main riot on 11 April, dubbed “Bloody Saturday” by TIME magazine,resulted in almost 280* injuries to police and 45* injuries to members of the public; over a hundred vehicles were burned, including 56 police vehicles; and almost 150 buildings were damaged, with thirty burned. There were 82 arrests. Reports suggested that up to 5,000 people were involved.
Here’s another take (with lyrics):