Between 1973-1976, photographer Colin Jones documented life at the Harambee project, a hostel for troubled black adolescents, located at 571 Holloway Road, London.
Entitled ‘The Black House’, the series of photographs are a candid portrait of a community facing prejudice, unemployment and problems with the law.
Supplied by Hackney-based arts charity Autograph (@autographabp
), Jones’ work feature in a new photography exhibition, Back In The Day, chronicling life in Britain’s black communities during the 1970s and early 1980s.
Tied to the release of @yardiefilm
, which follows the story of D, a young Jamaican man in 1980s Hackney, Back In The Day will run @hackneyph
until September 2nd.