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Windrush stories

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Published date 08 October 2018

Windrush Stories, from the British Library

In June 1948 the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks, Essex carrying hundreds of people from the Caribbean. 70 years on, Windrush Stories invites us to consider a longer, more complicated and ongoing relationship between Britain and the Caribbean.

The web site includes numerous articles, supported by images and documents from the British Library, including:

“The Golden Fleece”: the Windrush quest for educational desire, by Heidi Safia Mirza

Perspectives on the Windrush generation scandal: a response from David Lammy MP.