City Of Wolverhampton Council: Schools receive book honouring achievements of 100 Black Britons

Copies of a landmark book which honours the achievements of Black people throughout history are now being delivered to schools in Wolverhampton – including one its author used to go to. 100 Great Black Britons, by Patrick Vernon and Dr Angelina Osborne, celebrates the lives, stories, achievements and contributions of key Black British individuals over […]

Windrushers Campaign To Move The Compensation Scheme Away From The Home Office

To sign the petition click here Victims of the Windrush scandal will today [Friday 18th June 2021] hand in a 93,000-strong 38 Degrees petition to Downing Street that calls for the Windrush Compensation scheme to be taken away from the Home Office and handled by an independent body. Patrick Vernon – longtime Windrush campaigner- is […]

EVENT: July 16th 2021 – The Windrush Online Lectures – We have an Anchor!

The Suffolk Windrush Select Committee will be celebrating Windrush 2021 with a launch at the HOLD in Ipswich on 10th July 2021, where a visual and audio exhibition showcasing the experiences of Ipswich residents who came to the UK in the 1950s and 1960s to create new lives. In all areas of life, home, church, […]

Unison: Why we will always stand with the Windrush generation

UNISON Assistant General Secretary Christina McAnea announced today she is standing to be elected as the next General Secretary of the UNISON union, the largest trade union in the United Kingdom with almost 1.4 million members. On 22 June the UK will celebrate Windrush Day, marking the moment when the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury […]