Windrush, welfare and caring for history

A year after the Windrush scandal broke, Lara Choksey writes that we should be looking at the deportations and violence in the context of decades of state definition of who deserves care As Brexit turns the screw on a national consciousness split over who should fall under its remit of care, history is asking for… Read More

There is a war on Black people in Britain. If you’re complacent, you’re complicit

Media Diversified founder Samantha Asumadu reflects on today’s news of the deportation of Black british people to Jamaica, the Stansted 15 case and after last year’s Windrush scandal, what seems like an escalating war on Black British people that the media must do more to challenge Last year Media Diversified published a Windrush series curated by… Read More

Opinion: Why Ms Dynamite should have said Thank U, No to the MBE | DIASPORA TALES

MOBO and Brit award-winning musician Ms. Dynamite was at Buckingham Palace yesterday to accept her MBE. She defended her decision as honouring her Windrush generation grandparents, but with the Windrush scandal still ongoing, author Vanessa Walters asks whether now is the time for nostalgia. The decision to accept or reject an MBE is personal and… Read More

Windrush and migration stories must become part of a national narrative of Britain | Windrush 70th Anniversary series

Patrick Vernon describes the need to include Windrush stories in our public imagination of how modern Britain was built in the third article in a series curated for Windrush Day by Kiri Kankhwende Read More

Caribbean food and cultural spaces rebuilt parts of the UK that had been neglected | Windrush 70th Anniversary series

Riaz Phillips explains how Windrush migrants created new social spaces that British society thrived upon in the second article of a series for Windrush Day curated by Kiri Kankhwende Read More