• November 2019 Update

    November 2019 Update

  • Diaspora Family History

  • Books

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

    Lest We Forget.... Or Perhaps We Do

  • Home school competition to explore Black British History

    Home school competition to explore Black British History

  • Who do you think you are?

    Who do you think you are?

  • 100 Great Black Britons book

    100 Great Black Britons book

  • Case Study Motherland

    Case Study Motherland

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

    A Charmed Life : Eddie Martin Noble

  • The Windrush Generation Legacy

    The Windrush Generation Legacy

  • Black Ephemera

    Black Ephemera

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...

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...

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...

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...

Home school competition to explore Black British History

Home school competition to explore Black British History In the light of the COVID-19 crisis and with schools closed until further notice, we are launching a new “home school” competition for children and young people, to explore Black British History and multicultural Britain. The competition... Read more...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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.

''Jamaica Fi Real'' provides an in-depth look at Jamaica‚ its people, history, music, sports, religion and culture, creating a vivid twenty-first century portrait of perhaps the world's most fascinating island.

Author of bestselling book Reggae Routes: The Story of Jamaican Music and longstanding columnist with the Jamaica Observer and the Jamaica Gleaner newspapers, Kevin O'Brien Chang, paints a real and insightful portrait of Jamaica looking at its music, culture, sports, religion, history and people.

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