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28th March 1954: The British liner 'Empire Windrush' at port. (Photo by Douglas Miller/Keystone/Getty Images)

How will you be celebrating Windrush Day 2021?

Windrush Day 2021 will soon be upon us. We want to highlight all of the events and activities…


Marcus Garvey, Jamaican Black Nationalist and Separatist, ca. 1920. In August 1920, his 'Universal Negro Improvement Association,' , claimed 4 million members and 25,000 attended its Madison Square Gardens

Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association

Proclaiming a black nationalist “Back to Africa” message, Garvey and the UNIA established 700 branches in thirty-eight states…


Bristol, June 25 2020: Detail of pedestal of fallen statue of Edward Colston during Black Lives Matter protest

Bristol and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The slave trade was part of the network of trade which existed between Britain, West Africa and the…