EVENT 23rd Sept 2020: Windrush Next? In Memory of Paulette Wilson: Online Conference

Supported with funds from Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Windrush Next? Struggle for Justice series frames the 2018 ‘Windrush Scandal’ within a historical but forward-facing narrative, bringing together campaigners, people affected by the Windrush Scandal, race equality practitioners, cultural historians and lawyers. The culmination of this programme will be an online conference on 23 September. Streamed live […]

EVENT: 14th September 2020 – Gloucester History Festival – 100 Great Black Britons

From abolitionists and industrial revolution-era social reformers to pioneers of modern nursing, beloved children’s authors and recipients of the Victoria Cross, 100 Great Black Britons is a national poll which celebrates the many ways in which Black Britons have challenged and overcome racial barriers to make notable advances in their field. Patrick Vernon and Dr Angelina Osborne […]

Black heroes who helped shape Britain – 100 Great Black Britons 2020

A new book called ‘100 Great Black Britons’ looks at the impact black Brits past and present have made in the UK, from modern heroes like Sir Lenny Henry to John Blanke, a trumpeter who performed at the funeral of Henry VII. It’s an extraordinary list… ranging from 21st century household names to little- known […]