The Dread Broadcasting Corporation [a history]

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The Dread Broadcasting Corporation was set up towards the end of 1979,
shortly after Margaret Thatcher came to power. While the population at large
seemed to embrace the new capitalist mood, I recall that things remained
pretty bleak for the average black Joe or Josephine. Their sense of
exclusion was reinforced by the lack of black music on the radio: we were
expected to make do with the prescribed “specialist” titbits (amounting to
between two and five hours a week), even in the most densely populated
ethnic areas.