LESE Race Relations Committee: Celebrate the Windrush Generation

Wednesday 26 June 2019
6 – 8.30pm

The LESE Race Relations Committee invite you to join them celebrate the Windrush generation and remember the suffering that the Windrush scandal has caused.
It is time for a change, in attitude, how people are perceived. The Windrush generation and their families did nothing wrong and do not deserve the treatment experienced.
Guest Speakers include:

Betty Joseph, Chair, LESE Race Relations Committee and NEU
Arthur Torrington, Windrush Foundation
Nairobi Thompson, Writer and Poet
Patrick Vernon, Social commentator and political activist
Peggy-Ann Fraser, Prospect BECTU and LESE Race Relations Committee
Scratchylus, Musician who promotes consciousness and edutainment
Zita Holbourne, Co-founder of Black Activist Rising Against Cuts (BARAC)

Please register: 020 7467 1220 / lese@tuc.org.uk… Read on ...

Andaiye (11 September 1942 – 31 May 2019)

It is with deep sadness that we inform our members and supporters of the death of one of the Caribbean greats – Andaiye, who died on 31 May in Georgetown, Guyana.

She was a stalwart of the working people of Guyana and the Caribbean and one of the founding members of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA)of Guyana. We were very honoured to have her in London for a short while in the 1990s engaging with the work of the WPA support group.

Condolences to Abyssinian her brother and to all her close friends and comrades, including Jocelyn, Alissa, Karen, Vanda, Danuta, Rupert, Donald, Alissa, Bonita, Selma, Pauline, Margaret, Leyland, Anne, Nadine, Ra, among the many who mourn her.

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