Posted on 20 March 2012.
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, is a black Politician in the Labour Party (born 13 March 1954), is a British Labour Party politician and life peer.
Lady Amos was born in Guyana, studied at the Universities of Warwick, Birmingham and East Anglia, and was awarded an Honorary Professorship at Thames Valley University in 1995 in ...
Posted in Black Britain, Black History, Black Women, Caribbean History
Posted on 19 March 2012.
Baroness Scotland was created a peer as Baroness Scotland of Asthal, of Asthal in the County of Oxfordshire, in 1997 and was raised to the Privy Council in July 2001.
Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC was joint first, black woman peer.
Born in Dominica in 1956, and arrived in Britain at the age of 2 along with ...
Posted in Black Britain, Black Women, Caribbean History
Posted on 01 March 2012.
Mark Hendrick is a black politician in the U.K house of Commens. He entered the Commons on November 24 2000. Many of his Commons interventions have been on European matters, where he has taken the opportunity to attack Conservative policy.
Mark Hendrick entered the Commons on November 24 2000, 'Super Thursday', when three separate by-elections were ...
Posted in Black Britain
Posted on 13 December 2011.
Doug Brown & Roy Brown's father, Eugene and his brother John came to England from the Ghana, West Africa, they were students. They decided to join the British Army when WW1 boke out. John was killed and Eugene badly injured but after the war he got married and had two sons. Eugene later died of ...
Posted in African History, Black Britain, Black History, Black History Month UK
Posted on 21 September 2010.
John Richard Archer was Britain's first black Mayor. He was also the first black person to hold Civic Office in Britain as Councillor, Alderman and then
Archer was born in Liverpool in 1836 to a Barbadian father and an Irish mother. He settled in Battersea in London around 1890 with his black Canadian wife, there they ...
Posted in Black Britain, Black History, Black History Month UK, Caribbean History
Posted on 20 September 2010.
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, PC (born 13 March 1954), was a British Labour Party politician and life peer, she served as Leader of the House of Lords and Lord President of the Council.
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, PC (born 13 March 1954), is a British
Labour Party politician and life peer, served as Leader of ...
Posted in Black Britain, Black History, Black History Month UK, Black People in Europe, Black Women, Caribbean History
Posted on 16 September 2010.
The Late Bernie Grant was Britain's foremost black spokesman, a champion of social and racial justice, and a pioneer for diversity.
Born in Guyana, and resident in Britain since 1963, Bernie Grant worked as a British Railways clerk,he was also National Union of Public Employees area officer, and as a partisan of the Black Trade Unionists ...
Posted in Black Britain, Black History, Black History Month UK, Black People in Europe, Caribbean History, Slavery
Posted on 10 October 2009.
President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on the 9th of October 2009. I what many see as a shock decision Obama was awarded the Prize for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples".
Many observers publicly stated that they felt that it as "too early" in Mr Obamas Presidency for ...
Posted in African American History, African History, Black People in Europe