REMEMBERING SAM KING MBE

THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER 2020 | 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Sam served Britain during WWII in the Royal Air Force; demobbed to Jamaica in 1947, he returned on 22 June 1948 on the Empire Windrush, and in 1959 worked with Claudia Jones on the first West Indian Carnival held at St Pancras Town Hall. He was the first Black Mayor of Southwark, London in 1983/84, led the first annual Windrush event in 1988 (the 40thanniversary) to celebrate the occasion in Brixton, hosted by Lambeth Council. Sam was first to coin the phrase ‘Windrush Generation’ and with Arthur Torrington in 1995, they founded the first Windrush organisation in Britain.

Contributors include:

Aubyn Graham (former Mayor of Southwark) | Dione McDonald | Verona Feurtado | Rear Diamond | Alexander D. Great | Arthur Torrington

Where

Where ever you are! It’s a ZOOM Event!

Admission:

FREE

Free ZOOM tickets from Evenbrite:

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When

THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER 2020
7:30pm to 9:30pm

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Further information:

Get the Windrush 70 Pioneers & Champions and KS2 Lesson Plans free PDF booklets

Birth of the Windrush Generation – pdf download