• Black History Month - Origins

    Black History Month - Origins

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

    Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

  • Diaspora Family History

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • The Windrush Generation Legacy

    The Windrush Generation Legacy

  • Reclaiming Our Family History

    Reclaiming Our Family History

  • Tracing Your Family Heritage

    Tracing Your Family Heritage

  • Case Study Motherland

    Case Study Motherland

  • Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

    Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

  • Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do

    Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do

  • 100 Great Black Britons Campaign

    100 Great Black Britons Campaign

Black History Month - Origins

Black History Month - Origins The conception and notion of Black Ephemera describes not only the process and how negatives images were created but also how they can be challenged and provide positive and alternative perspectives. This is why the creation and development... Read more...

Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio The book tells the story of the birth of black music radio in Britain in the seventies. It starts out with a few black music shows on legal radio, leading on to the black music pirate radio boom, and culminating with legal, black music radi... Read more...

Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview Akyaaba Addai-Sebo is responsible for putting forward the concept of a Black History Month in Britain, into what we recognise today, and is celebrated throughout the country. What follows is an edited version of an interview with Kubara Zam... Read more...

Diaspora Family History

A world history perspective is essential in understanding the complexity of family history from an African, Caribbean and Black British context. Exploring and defining the African diaspora can be useful using the following historical dimens... Read more...

Alex Haley - Roots

Alex Haley - Roots The History of Roots I decided to write a book. My own ancestors’ would automatically also be a symbolic saga of all African-descent people-who are without exception the seeds of someone like Kunta who was born and grew up in some black ... Read more...

The Windrush Generation Legacy

The Windrush Generation Legacy The transformation of post war Britain started on 21 June 1948 with the first major wave of migration, the docking of MV Empire Windrush at Tilbury with 492 men and women from Jamaica and Trinidad. Although there has been a black presence i... Read more...

Reclaiming Our Family History

Reclaiming Our Family History WITH THE recent launch of the online database Legacies of British Slave-ownership project, which provides details of the £20 million paid to slave owners, key issues have been raised not only about the whole debate regarding reparations and... Read more...

Tracing Your Family Heritage

Tracing Your Family Heritage Family Genealogy in the black community is a difficult and painful process. The impact of slavery still has a mental, physical and socio economic impact on the sustainability of families. The African tradition of the family history and gene... Read more...

Case Study Motherland

Case Study Motherland An epic film - shot in Britain, Africa, the Caribbean and America - which follows the first ever descendants of African slaves as they 'return' to Africa armed with the science that will finally enable them to rediscover their lost African ... Read more...

Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

Award Walter Tull the Military Cross The petition calls upon David Cameron to posthumously award Walter Tull the Military Cross for which he was recommended. Walter Tull was the first Black officer in the British Army. He was also Britain’s first Black professional footballer ... Read more...

Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do

Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do SUPPORT WEST INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF SERVICE PERSONNEL £1.4 MILLION CAPTIAL BUILDING PROGRAMMEI was invited to attend in Clapham the Remembrance Sunday memorial service and function organised by the West Indian Association of Service Personne... Read more...

100 Great Black Britons Campaign

100 Great Black Britons Campaign During 2002, the BBC devised a campaign and television series called 100 Great Britons where the public voted for Winston Churchill as the Greatest Briton of all time. Every Generation developed an alternative campaign and poll to raise the... Read more...
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