Caribbean Women in WW2 Britain There were plenty Caribbean Women serving in WW2. When we think of the British ArmedRead more
Robert Wedderburn was born in Jamaica in 1762. His father was White Scottish, and his mother a slave. His familyRead more
I & I: The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh and Wailer By Colin Grant Published by Jonathan Cape on 27thRead more
John Barnes was an exciting Black footballer playing for Liverpool in the 1980’s and 90’s. Three years after his spectacularRead more
Bill Morris was born in Bombay, Jamaica in 1938 and lived with his parents (his mother was a domestic scienceRead more
Joseph Knight was born in Africa, and taken as a slave to Jamaica. He was sold to a Scottish landowner.Read more
Vincent Bunting was born in Panama in June 1918 and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. He became a fighter pilot andRead more
KINGSTON, Jamaica – While American families hide colored eggs and eat chocolate bunnies, Jamaica’s tradition of eating Easter bun andRead more
The Visual Representation, Role and Origin of Black Soldiers in British Army Regiments During the Early Nineteenth Century.
Presented by Mr John D Ellis as part of the requirement of the MA Degree in Nineteenth Century Culture and Society.
University of Nottingham, September 2000.
Known for carrying 492 passengers from Jamaica to Britain is a centrepiece of this year’s black history season.Read more