• The Windrush Generation Legacy

    The Windrush Generation Legacy

  • Jamaica Fi Real

    Jamaica Fi Real

  • Diaspora Family History

  • Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

    Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

  • Who do you think you are?

    Who do you think you are?

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • Harlesden Routes

    Harlesden Routes

  • Black History Month - Origins

    Black History Month - Origins

  • 2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

    2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

  • Black Ephemera

    Black Ephemera

  • Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

    Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

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...

Jamaica Fi Real

Jamaica Fi Real To the world at large Jamaica means sunny beaches, reggae and rum, but Jamaica Fi Real: Beauty, Vibes and Culture goes far beyond the surface... Exposing and exploring the unique things that make Jamaica. In some cases setting the record s... 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...

Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

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 s... Read more...

Who do you think you are?

Who do you think you are? Local residents from the Harlesden Routes family history programme went to Olympia in London on Saturday 23 February 2013 to attend the popular BBC1 TV family history show Who do you think you are. 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...

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...

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...

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...

Black Ephemera

Black Ephemera Retroism is becoming a growing fashionable trend where styles, images, music, manufactured products and fashion of bygone years are now recreated for a discerning X and Y generation of consumers. The reinvention of cultural and historical m... 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...

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...
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