• Harlesden Routes

    Harlesden Routes

  • 2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

    2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

    Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

  • Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

    Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

  • Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

    Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

  • Reclaiming Our Family History

    Reclaiming Our Family History

  • Diaspora Family History

  • Black History Month - Origins

    Black History Month - Origins

  • A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

    A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

  • Tracing Your Family Heritage

    Tracing Your Family Heritage

  • Case Studies on Family History

    Case Studies on Family History

Harlesden Routes

Harlesden Routes Harlesden Routes is a free family history programme which will run between January to March 2013 to support local people in taking the first steps in learning and researching their family history. We are looking for committed individuals wh... Read more...

2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day Campaigners are this weekend calling for an annual celebration of the positive contribution of immigration to Britain. The call, led by politicians, faith groups, academics and artists, comes as the nation prepares to celebrate Windrush ... 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...

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...

Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

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 fr... 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...

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...

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...

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...

A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble This is the story of one man whose life spanned several decades of change. Eddie describes a physical and emotional journey that takes us from colonial Jamaica to contemporary Britain. But Eddie’s journey also reflects the distance this cou... 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 Studies on Family History

Case Studies on Family History Every Generation is keen to collect and share examples of best practice of people researching their family history. If you like to write a feature article or a short case study please register as a contributor on our website or email \n... Read more...
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