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"The film Babylon, released in 1980, so accurately captured the raw smoldering tensions between white and British Afro-Caribbeans centered around Brixton in the 1970s and 1980s, that it would be given an X rating in the UK and blacklisted in the United States, due to its depiction of institutional racism. Believed to be too incendiary for general distribution, it would be buried and forgotten following its premiere at Cannes, and would take another 40 years before it would be re-released."--Sholem Stein

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Brixton is a district in south London, part of the London Borough of Lambeth, England. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.

The 1979 punk song "The Guns of Brixton" by the Clash deals with law enforcement violence in Brixton, the result of which have been called the Brixton riots.

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