THE WINDRUSH GENERATION
The General Election of 1987 saw the historic election to the House of Commons of four Black Members of Parliament. They all were Labour M.P.s and their names were Dianne Abbott, Paul Boateng, Bernie Grant, and Keith Vaz.
With four world records, two Olympic gold medals, three Commonwealth titles, and wins in the World and European Championships, Thompson is considered by many to be one of the greatest decathletes of all time.
BLACK HISTORY FIRSTS
Dr. Martin Luther King Speech (I Have A Dream)
There are brilliant moments in human history and magical moments in our lives, when our perception of the world is crystal clear and "time" itself seems to stand still!
On the 11th February 1990, Nelson Mandela was release from Robben Island Prison after 27 years
BLACK HISTORY MONTH INTRODUCTIONS
Black History Month reminds us that remembering the past is about more than just memorising important dates and facts. It’s about recognising and understanding the kaleidoscopic mix of people, events and influences that have shaped the country we live in and make us who we are.
Bayard Rustin - Gay man in the Civil Rights Movement.
This is the story of a man that was part of the civil rights movement and was also gay
HISTORY OF SLAVERY
At the end of the 18th century many people in Wales, and across Britain, became revolted by slavery's cruelty and began campaigning for its abolition
Liverpool was a major slaving port and its ships and merchants dominated the transatlantic slave trade in the second half of the 18th century.