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Typescript, Radio script
These are the scripts for the BBC Home Service radio news bulletins for 22 June 1948, spanning from 7am to 10pm. The sec...
This pamphlet was published by the BBC Caribbean Service around 1959 when total migration to Britain from the Caribbean...
Periodical, Photograph, Image
Edited by Dominican-born Edward Scobie, Flamingo magazine ran from 1961 to 1965. The magazine described itself as ‘the v...
At the age of 13, and accompanied by his adoptive parents, Vincent Reid was the youngest migrant on board the Empire Win...
This is Benjamin Zephaniah’s poem about the racist murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence in 1993. When written in 1999, th...
Poster, Photograph, Image
On 18 January 1981 a fire at a teenager’s birthday party in New Cross, south London led to the death of 13 young Black p...
This photograph shows an unnamed woman disembarking from a ship which had recently landed in Southampton Docks, in May 1...
This photograph shows a group of men reading a newspaper, after disembarking from the Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks, ...
This photograph depicts newly arrived Windrush passengers at Tilbury Docks on 22 June 1948: (from left to right) boxer J...
This photograph, entitled The Lime, captures Samuel Selvon, John La Rose and Andrew Salkey. The Trinidadian term ‘lime’ ...
Steel Pulse perform on stage at a concert organised by the Anti-Nazi League and Rock Against Racism at Victoria Park, Ha...
Report, Book, Illustration, Image
After the British abolition of slavery on 1 August 1834 most British colonies imposed an apprenticeship system that requ...
These cards were produced and distributed by the North Kensington Police Monitoring Group (NKPMG) during the Notting Hil...
Book, Illustration, Image
Barbadian George Lamming came to England in 1950 on the same ship as fellow aspiring novelist Samuel Selvon; legend has...
Pamphlet, Photograph, Image
In 1981 the government abolished the 1948 definition of British citizenship through the passage of the British Nationali...