African Stories in Hull & East Yorkshire Project Updates
Did you know that the much loved and celebrated music icon Jimi Hendrix performed in Hull?
Our latest story, by guest writer Thomas Burrows, explores Hendrix’s life, career and cultural significance as well as his visit to Hull’s Skyline Ballroom in 1967 during a UK tour for The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Read the fascinating story on Jimi Hendrix here.
Yesterday we released a blog post on children’s homes in Hull and East Yorkshire. While we have identified some boys and girls of African descent who lived in these institutions, our latest blog post addresses the problems of trying to find people with Black heritage and thus analyse their experiences in the care system.
Read our blog post on children’s homes here.
If you have information about people of African descent in one of the region’s children’s home please contact us here.
Discover the latest Project updates here!