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You Called and We Came: Remembering Nurses of the Windrush Generation

Contrary to popular belief the increased migration to England post war, was not solely the result of peoples from the Commonwealth...

Windrush Pioneer: Eileen O. Walkin

Patrick Vernon interviews Eileen O. Walkin who has dedicated life to her faith and local causes What was your early childhood? I was...

From the SS Windrush to Croydon: the life of Alex Elden

Alex Elden, a member of the Royal Airforce from 1944, and a passenger on the SS Empire Windrush on its famous...

Frank Bailey: Remembering London’s First Black Firefighter

Born in Guyana, Frank came to England in 1953 as a political activist, joining the West Indian Standing Conference. Whilst as a...

Margaret Busby: Doyenne of Black British Publishing

Born in Accra in the Gold Coast to parents with roots in Barbados, Trinidad and Dominica, she became Britain’s youngest and...

Sislin Fay Allen Britain’s First Black Policewoman

Sislin Fay Allen was an inspiration for many when she became the Metropolitan Police’s first black female police officer, based at...

Eric and Jessica Huntley

Eric and Jessica Huntley, pioneering Black political and social activists and radical book publishers born in what then was, British Guiana...
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Video Interview with WWII Veteran the late Sam King

World War II veteran Sam King – originally from the West Indies – talks about his experiences in the Royal Air...

WINDRUSH DAY 2019 OFFICIAL SPONSORS

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Liverpool John Moores University

As a modern, civic university, we are integral to the life of the city, but we are also global in our approach, forging international...


Windrush Day Events 2019

The Windrush Papers by BTWSC Events/African Histories Revisited

This presentation eschews the "bad histories", misinformation and conflations of the Windrush narrative, by focusing on the genesis, 1947-1950 - the immediate before and...