Friday, February 26, 2021

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...

In praise of the Windrush generation – culture heroes!

One phrase we hear a lot in our work at the museum, from children...

Red, White and Blue Feathers in the Summer Rain

The Windrush generation have reinvigorated the annual summer Carnival season in the UK. Over the past 50 years...

Windrush – one chapter in a longer story

In the beginning was the Windrush. That is how the story is usually told – a tale of arrival,...

A Tribute To Mrs Constance Nembhard who began teaching in Jamaica in 1947 and...

My relationship with Mrs Nembhard goes back over 40 years. She was my Primary school teacher in my adolescent...

The Windrush 70/50 Playlist

Where do you start a narrative about music and migration? My thoughts are, it really depends on what you’re...

The forgotten history of the Windrush

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

Windrush By Joshua Street

To the older generations above me, it’s what made "Britain Great" and to the younger generations, they think...

Perspectives on the Windrush generation scandal: A response from David Lammy MP

In 2018, on the 70th anniversary of the arrival the Empire Windrush, the 50th anniversary of Enoch Powell’s...

Windrush70

In 1996, Sam King MBE and Arthur Torrington CBE established Windrush Foundation ‘to keep alive the memories of...

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