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 radio stations.
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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 too. During the First World War, due to discriminatory rules Black people were barred from becoming officers.

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Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

A new campaign is calling on the community to sign a petition opposing the government's proposals to remove Mary Seacole from the National Curriculum. Campaigners are opposed to the government's moves and wish to see Mary Seacole retained so that current and future generations can appreciate this important historical person.

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Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

After launching the successful website and campaign of the 100 Great Black Britons over 10 years ago where Marcy Seacole was voted the Greatest Black Briton by the public, Michael Grove, Secretary State for Education wanted to remove her from the National Curriculum along with Olaudah Equiano.

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Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

Akyaaba Addai-Sebo

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 Zamani, producer and presenter at Nubiart Sound Radio which first appeared in October's issue of New African.

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100 Great Black Britons