Back to My Own Country: An essay by the late Andrea Levy

I remember a journey I took on a London bus when I was a young girl. It was...

Windrush Generation: Our Family History

The countries at which passengers embarked were Trinidad, Jamaica, Bermuda and Mexico. Children travelled as part of the...

How Caribbean migrants helped to rebuild Britain

When the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury from the Caribbean on 22 June 1948, Britain, with its new reforming Labour...

Black LGBTQ histories, the Caribbean and Britain: the life of Patrick Nelson

I am passionate about exploring and documenting histories which broaden our understanding of both what we consider Black...

Windrush: Who exactly was on board?

The former passenger liner's journey up the Thames on that misty June day is now regarded as the...
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Video Interview with WWII Veteran the late Sam King

The Late World War II veteran Sam King – originally from the West Indies – talks about his experiences...

Black Cultural Archives, Who Are We?

Established in 1981 and situated in its iconic building in Brixton’s Windrush Square since 2014, Black Cultural Archives...

Reflections as a Child of Windrush Generation

If the 16 year old Maxie Hayles arrived in Birmingham today, he would certainly...

Windrush Pioneers and Champions – Book Review and Resource Pack for Schools.

The Windrush Foundation was founded in 1996 by the late Sam B. King and Arthur Torrington CBE  to honour...

The forgotten history of the Windrush

A Newcastle University academic has uncovered material which sheds new light on the history of the Windrush generation.

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Nottingham Trent University

Sofia Aatkar is a Midlands4Cities funded PhD student at Nottingham Trent University where she teaches on the ‘Black Writing in Britain’...

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