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Britain's Black Community on the Home Front 1939-45


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Stephen Bourne's illustrated talk will highlight some of the forgotten Britons he features in the book including the community leaders Dr Harold Moody and Learie Constantine.

Also included will be Esther Bruce (Stephen's adopted aunt), black evacuees, singer Adeladie Hall, bandleader Ken 'Snakehips' Johnson (who was killed in an air raid in London), BBC broadcaster Una Marsen, and black senior citizens who Stephen interviewed about the home front in Africa and the Caribbean.

Free talk, no booking required, but please arrive in good time.

When
  • 12.30pm-2pm
  • FREE
Where

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ
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This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
 
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