Black Plaque Project: Anti-Discrimination Campaign Remembers ‘The Voice’ Founder With Posthumous Plaque On Windrush Day

London, 22nd June 2021, Windrush Day: African and Caribbean community organisation Nubian Jak and creative agency Havas London have teamed up with property investment company Derwent London to further The Black Plaque Project this Windrush Day. The project aims to commemorate the rich, diverse contributions of Black people throughout history through a series of black […]

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Britain’s first Black Pop Star ‘Winifred Atwell’Honoured with a Blue Heritage Plaque

In December 1954, Winifred Atwell scored the first of her two UK no. 1s with Let’s Have Another Party. She enjoyed great popularity in the 1950s, with a series of boogie-woogie pop hits, selling over 20 million records in the process. Winifred Atwell was the first Black British artist to have a UK no.1, and remains […]

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