• 2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

    2013: Calls for Annual Celebration of Windrush Day

  • Diaspora Family History

  • Black History Month - Origins

    Black History Month - Origins

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

    Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

  • Case Studies on Family History

    Case Studies on Family History

  • A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

    A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

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

    Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do

  • Jamaica Fi Real

    Jamaica Fi Real

  • Harlesden Routes

    Harlesden Routes

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • The Windrush Generation Legacy

    The Windrush Generation Legacy

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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