War To Windrush: Black Women in Britain 1939-1948

Tuesday 16th October 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Level 6 Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DT To commemorate the 70th anniversary of both the arrival of the Empire Windrush and the birth of the National Health Service, join cinema and social historian Stephen Bourne as he shines a light on the…

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African History Reflection Day: ‘From Empire Windrush, the Bristol Bus Boycott to Stephen Lawrence’

Friday 31st August 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM @ 3 Jardine House (1st floor), Harrovian Business Village, Bessborough Road, Harrow On The Hill, HA1 3EX History consultant Kwaku will lead the session, weaving the historic and legislative thread from the famed docking of Empire Windrush in 1948, the 1962 Commonwealth Immigration Act, the 1963…

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‘Notting Hill Black History Walk’

Sunday 22nd July 2018, 10:30 AM– 12:30 PM @ Notting Hill, London W1   There is much more to Notting Hill than Carnival, but even that history is often mis-represented. Find out about pioneering African/Caribbean people who literally fought for equality and laid the foundation for modern multi-cultural London. Find out where in London you…

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‘Arrival’: Celebrating Windrush and the Communities who Followed

Saturday 30th June 2018 @ City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA Arrival: celebrating Windrush and the communities who followed. City Hall will host a free event to bring the story of ‘arrival in London’ to life. There will be talks, music, workshops, film screenings and installations. The day will honour the Windrush generation and…

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WINDRUSH FILM PREMIERE SERIES: Di Journey & Brown Girl Begins 

Saturday 16th June 2018, 2:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ Africa Centre, 66 Great Suffolk Street, Arch 29 Nearest Station Southwark, London SE1 0BL In honour of those who have contributed to the Journey we have made and for those who will continue the journey towards our success as a people. 2:30 PM : Pop Up…

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‘Radiate Windrush 2 Day Festival’ by Wanda Nation

 Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June 2018. 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Crystal Palace Park, Anerley Hill, London SE19 2GA   Wanda Nation presents ‘Radiate Windrush Festival‘, a friendly cosmopolitan Black Culture and Afro Arts community event. It has been created to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Windrush and to appreciate the Black…

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“SS Empire, the Commonwealth and the Windrush Scandal” (1948-2018) presented by Kwaku

Friday 15th June 2018, 5.00 PM – 7.00 PM @ the Hackney Archives, CLR James Library, Dalston Square, London E8 3BQ June marks the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks, carrying 492 West Indians who were looking to rewrite their fortunes in a Britain desperate for labour. The…

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“NINE NIGHT” A funny and intense drama set around the edges of a Jamaican wake

Now until May 26th 2018, 7.30 PM @ The National Theatre, Dorfman, London SE1 9PX As the Windrush generation continue to dominate headlines, a timely new play at the National Theatre invites us into the traditions, tensions and triumphs of a Jamaican family in London. (Read more about the Windrush scandal here: https://meetingofmindsuk.uk/2018/04/18/children-of-the-windrush-generation-rushed-out-of-the-uk/ / https://meetingofmindsuk.uk/2018/05/11/ss-empire-the-commonwealth-and-the-windrush-scandal-1948-2018-presented-by-kwaku/ ) ‘Nine Night‘ is…

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** URGENT MEETING – LET’S TAKE ACTION NOW! ** “DEFEND THE WINDRUSH GENERATION”

This forthcoming meeting again invites and welcomes those that have been directly impacted by the ‘hostile environment’ legislation and policy by offering them a safe place, but more importantly we will be providing legal help and support from trained and well experienced legal practitioners.

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Social Commentary No. 13 “CHILDREN OF THE WINDRUSH GENERATION – RUSHED OUT OF THE UK”

The treatment of long-term economic migrants living in the UK has become the focus of a recent international and political debate. Yesterday, the British Prime Minister Theresa May, apologised to the leaders of 12 Caribbean countries, in a day that has been dubbed ‘a day of national shame’. Theresa May, stated her ‘regret for the anxiety caused‘…

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“BLACK JOURNALIST’S, THE WHITE MEDIA & BRITISH CIVIL RIGHTS”

Friday 11th May 2018, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM @ The Blue Room, British Film Institute (BFI) Southbank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XT – FREE TO REGISTER & ATTEND Representation of black people in media has been contested by Civil Rights activists in Britain as well as the USA. It was and is, vital that…

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