“I wanted to dismantle the ‘single story’ that suggests that Black people had only arrived in Britain after the Second World War, in the late-1940s, during the Windrush period.”
National identities make us believe in ideas like democracy, money, and laws. The trouble is they are stories that can all too easily be manipulated for political power. Take Brexit...
As a guest on a news segment about the Windrush deportation crisis, he made a Conservative politician look ridiculous. But Marci isn't done.
“Our mum and grandma taught us the process of how to make the food, prepare it, marinate it overnight, and how to blend different spices and flavours together to compliment each dish.”
“I wasn't aware of specific removal targets. I accept I should have been and I'm sorry that I wasn't.”
The Home Office is trying to get out of having to share data with migrants about their immigration status.
Early Caribbean migrants helped rebuild Post-War Britain’s healthcare and transport systems, but they also revolutionised its food scene. Now, this pioneering generation faces deportation due to newly tightened immigration policy.
Johnny Edgecombe, known to his friends as “the Edge,” was a hustler, a chauffeur for the biggest names in England's jazz scene, and an odd figure in a major political scandal that ended up sending him to prison for seven years.