African Stories in Hull & East Yorkshire Project Updates
On Tuesday, we released Robin Hope’s story. Robin’s birth father migrated from Grenada to Britain in 1959 and his mother shortly after. He was born in London on 26 April 1961. However, his parents quickly separated and he was thus brought up by his mother and later step father. After regular visits to Hull in the late 1980s, Robin decided to move to the region. He has worked and lived in Hull for over two decades raising his son who was born in Hull.
Read Robin’s story here
Lest We Forget: Black Servicemen and Women
Our latest blog post questions the notion of 'Lest We Forget' and who we are actually 'remembering' and commemorating on Remembrance Sunday. It highlights that while men and women of African descent have always played a crucial role in the British Forces, they often remain overlooked by those paying their respects to service personnel who sacrificed so much during war.
Read our latest blog here
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