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049: April 1997


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Paris Noir : African Americans in the City of Light by Tyler Stovall


Tyler Stovall's motivation is that of so many who researches and writes about the First World War, Tyler Stovall’s grandfather served in World War One. Paris Noir spans several decades with the First World War the kickstart to the appearance in France of many African Americans eager to enjoy freedoms and civil treatment that was rare in their own c…

Blacks v. Whites 29 April 1919 Winchester, Hampshire


Blacks v. Whites Fight at Winchester Camp. A dozen men wounded. This shocking headline appeared in the Hampshire Telegraph on 2 May 1919 to describe events of the previous Monday 29th April when violence broke out between black British West Indian soldiers and white American soldiers serving with British forces who were housed in barracks at Winc…

ONLINE: Black Poppies by Stephen Bourne


The presentation will be live and online.  Stephen Bourne presents an informative and illustrated talk about the updated edition of his book 'Black Poppies'. In this acclaimed book, Stephen explores the lives of black servicemen of the First World War and Britain's Black community at this time. Stephen will bring to light the day-to-day trial…