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Brixton regained

The south London neighbourhood is Britain in microcosm

By Jay Elwes  

The Foxtons estate agent, Brixton High street: "Yuppies Out" was written across its broken windows

On Saturday, around 1,000 people gathered in Windrush Square in Brixton town centre. Usually it is a place where drinkers and skaters hang out in the afternoons and where sometimes a local church choir will perform hymns for the passersby. But this Saturday, the assembled crowd was there to “Reclaim Brixton,” and to protest about changes that have been taking…

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