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Windrush: Before 22 June 1948

Windrush: Before 22 June 1948

Windrush Foundation focuses on events in Britain mainly from 22 June 1948, but this summary paper highlights the experiences of very many people of Caribbean heritage before then. After WWII ended on 8 May 1945, more than three thousand Caribbean men decided to remain...

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Footballers of the Windrush Generation

Footballers of the Windrush Generation

Members of the Windrush Generation have contributed so much to so many aspects of British Society, in few places is this more visible than on football pitches up and down the country. There have been black players in British football from the start of the game as an...

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Birth of the Windrush Generation

Birth of the Windrush Generation

Twenty-five years ago, Jamaican born Sam King and Arthur Torrington, a Guyanese, created a community organisation aimed mainly at young men and women of Caribbean heritage. It focussed on their identity, belonging and sense of purpose. Windrush Foundation was the name...

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