• After the love has gone - Dougies

    After the love has gone - Dougies

  • Black History Month - Origins

    Black History Month - Origins

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • Books

  • November 2019 Update

    November 2019 Update

  • Case Study Motherland

    Case Study Motherland

  • Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

    Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

  • Jamaica Fi Real

    Jamaica Fi Real

  • Diaspora Family History

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • Black Ephemera

    Black Ephemera

  • A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

    A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

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...

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...

Books

Publications Every generation Media have compiled an excellent reading list with a selection of the books available to assist with your genealogy family research Amazon.co.uk Widgets 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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