November 2019 Update

Raise the Windrush anchor – and make it a statue to modern Britain
On the inaugural Windrush day, Patrick Vernon proposed that the anchor, languishing in the Mediterranean, would stand for racial equality and shared history

A Masterclass in Leadership and Campaigning
Martha Cuffy and Patrick Vernon
Wed 27 Nov 2019 at 18:30
Tickets: Eventbrite

by Martha Cuffy and Patrick Vernon

Masterclass in Leadership and Campaigning. Becoming a champion for an issue or cause you feel passionately about can be a lonely journey especially at the beginning when the way forward feels unclear and you may have little support.

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Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do

I was invited to attend in Clapham the Remembrance Sunday memorial service and function organised by the West Indian Association of Service Personnel (formerly West Indian Ex-Servicemen and Women’s Association UK). I was impressed and felt honoured by their efforts and energy in reminding us of the contribution of not only people from the Caribbean but also from Africa, and the Commonwealth who volunteered, fought and died for the ‘Mother Country’.

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Jamaica Fi Real

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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 straight, and also highlighting some significant achievements and little known facts about Jamaica.

Beautiful; aggressive; exuberant, talkative; humorous; resourceful; unpredictable ‚ Jamaica brings many adjectives to mind, but boring is not one of them.

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