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Windrush Stories: Authors, Artists and Activists

The British Library

This post offers a comprehensive guide to articles in important literature and writing on Black British History produced by The British Library.

From Samuel Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners to Andrea Levy’s Small Island; from calypso to the birth of Black British music; and the pioneering work of activists, journalists and teachers.

Explore how the experiences of migration and settling in the UK, alongside the political landscapes of the Caribbean and Britain, have led to new artistic expressions, cultural movements and waves of activism.

Visit The Windrush Stories: Authors, Artists and Activists to find out more.