Bob Marley & The Wailers’ Last And Biggest London Gig Marked With A Plaque At Crystal Palace Bowl

On June 7 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers played what was to be their last, and said to their biggest, London concert at Crystal Palace Bowl. And it was also the first time London fans, some of whom were making their way home from the open air concert in the south London borough of Bromley, heard […]

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Support Our ‘Order Of St Michael And St George Insignia Image Is Racist And Afriphobic, And Must Go!’ Petition

So, it’s the start of October, which in the United Kingdom, also means the start of African History Month. This is supposed to be the time when schools, councils, libraries, the media, some corporate bodies and community groups, highlight the great and good among the global African family, and senior politicians such as the Prime Minister, […]

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First Black British Radio Station, Choice FM,has been awarded a Blue Plaque in honour of its contribution to British history

We are pleased to announce the unveiling of a Blue Heritage Plaque in honour of Choice FM, the first and only Black Radio Station with a London wide commercial licence.  On March 31st 1990, a group of pioneering entrepreneurs and DJs delivered the first historic broadcast on the famous 96.9FM frequency.  This year marks the […]

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‘Look How Far We’ve Come: Disrupting African British History Narratives?’

*For anyone marking, commemorating, discussing, commenting on or writing about Windrush @ 70 and other commemorations this year, such as Bristol Bus Boycott @ 55, West Indian Gazette @ 60 or the Carnival, needs to check out this book – for the sake of #NoMoreBadHistories even the odd history professor will find out one or two things […]

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VE Day Commemoration to Commonwealth and Windrush Veterans

Hundreds are expected to gather on Windrush Square in Brixton, South London, on Tuesday, 8 May 2018, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Allied Victory (over the Luftwaffe) in Europe, also known as VE Day.  The significant role that African and Caribbean soldiers played in Britain’s military successes during both World Wars is only […]

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