• Diaspora Family History

  • The Windrush Generation Legacy

    The Windrush Generation Legacy

  • 100 Great Black Britons Campaign

    100 Great Black Britons Campaign

  • Case Study Motherland

    Case Study Motherland

  • After the love has gone - Dougies

    After the love has gone - Dougies

  • EGM Heritage Projects and Programmes

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • Windrush Commemorative magazine 2018

    Windrush Commemorative magazine 2018

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • Reclaiming Our Family History

    Reclaiming Our Family History

  • Harlesden Routes

    Harlesden Routes

  • Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

    Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

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...

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...

100 Great Black Britons Campaign

100 Great Black Britons Campaign During 2002, the BBC devised a campaign and television series called 100 Great Britons where the public voted for Winston Churchill as the Greatest Briton of all time. Every Generation developed an alternative campaign and poll to raise the... Read more...

Case Study Motherland

Case Study Motherland An epic film - shot in Britain, Africa, the Caribbean and America - which follows the first ever descendants of African slaves as they 'return' to Africa armed with the science that will finally enable them to rediscover their lost African ... 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...

EGM Heritage Projects and Programmes

EGM Heritage and Education Programmes Since 2001, Every Generation has delivered over 140 workshops and film screenings on family genealogy, oral history and cultural heritage at museums, libraries, archives, schools, youth groups, communi... 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...

Windrush Commemorative magazine 2018

Windrush Commemorative magazine 2018 issuu.com We provide personal narratives, insight, comments and reflections highlighting the Windrush Generation who came to Britain to those born in the Millennium and the diversity of migration over the last 70 years from the Commonweal... 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...

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...

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...

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...
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