• Who do you think you are?

    Who do you think you are?

  • Harlesden Routes

    Harlesden Routes

  • Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

    Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

  • 100 Great Black Britons book

    100 Great Black Britons book

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

    Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do

  • Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

    Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • Reclaiming Our Family History

    Reclaiming Our Family History

  • Patrick Vernon & the Ubele Initiative Launch Covid-19 Bereavement Fund

  • November 2019 Update

    November 2019 Update

  • 100 Great Black Britons Campaign

    100 Great Black Britons Campaign

  • Tracing Your Family Heritage

    Tracing Your Family Heritage

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...

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...

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...

100 Great Black Britons book

100 Great Black Britons book Robinson snaps up 100 Great Black Britons book Little, Brown imprint Robinson will publish Patrick Vernon and Dr Angeline Osborne’s book 100 Great Black Britons to coincide with the announcement of the new list in 2020. Vernon’s first cam... 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...

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...

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...

Patrick Vernon & the Ubele Initiative Launch Covid-19 Bereavement Fund

Frontline staff from BAME backgrounds have lost their lives to Covid-19 throughout the past weeks, with the BAME community disproportionately affected by the virus. Figures from NHS England show that of patients in hospital testing positive... Read more...

November 2019 Update

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 Mast... 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...

Tracing Your Family Heritage

Tracing Your Family Heritage Family Genealogy in the black community is a difficult and painful process. The impact of slavery still has a mental, physical and socio economic impact on the sustainability of families. The African tradition of the family history and gene... Read more...
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