• Black History Month - Origins

    Black History Month - Origins

  • 2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

    2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

  • The Windrush Generation Legacy

    The Windrush Generation Legacy

  • After the love has gone - Dougies

    After the love has gone - Dougies

  • Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

    Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • Black Ephemera

    Black Ephemera

  • Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

    Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

  • Reclaiming Our Family History

    Reclaiming Our Family History

  • A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

    A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • Harlesden Routes

    Harlesden Routes

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...

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...

After the love has gone - Dougies

After the love has gone - Dougies ORIGINALLY a cinema back in 1910, Dougies went on to become a hugely important nightclub in the black music scene from 1983 until its closure in 2007... The club was first opened in 1983 by Mr. Irvine Douglas who had previously owned a pop... 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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