February 26, 2021

UK: Brixton marks 100 years since WW1 with remembrance service for African and Caribbean forces

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By Linda Quinn From Brixton Blog November 9 2018 A remembrance service will be held in Brixton on Sunday 11 November to mark 100 years since World War l ended. The service begins at 12.50pm  at The African and Caribbean War Memorial in Windrush Square. This year’s Remembrance Sunday parade, which falls on Armistice Day, will start with African drumming followed by prayers […]

Theresa May says Windrush victims will be paid compensation

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By Heather Stewart, Peter Walker, Amelia Gentleman and Kevin Rawlinson From The Guardian UK PM tells Commonwealth leaders she will do ‘whatever it takes’ to resolve anxieties and problems Windrush generation to get compensation, says Theresa May Theresa May has reassured Commonwealth leaders that members of the Windrush generation who had suffered “anxieties and problems” […]

Record to raise funds for African and Caribbean soldiers

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By Ade Onibada From The Voice UK Campaigners aim to create a permanent memorial to war veterans who fought for Britain during the two World Wars A CAMPAIGN to secure the permanent installation of a ‘long overdue’ war memorial to African and Caribbean soldiers has launched a charity single to support its latest push for […]