Black History Month – Saluting Our Sisters

Black History Month is a celebration of black history and culture, remembering the contributions of black African and Caribbean people to the UK and celebrating impactful black historical figures. Black History Month happens throughout the UK every October. The month carries a theme that narrows focus and draws attention to a specific area, theme or […]

Saluting Our Sisters

Mona Baptiste Mona Baptiste was just one of 300 women who arrived on the HMT Empire Windrush, which carried over 1000 migrants in total.   She was listed as a clerk, however this seems to have been disingenuous, as at the time of her arrival she was already an established blues singer in Trinidad. Baptiste had […]