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Home Office urges African communities to apply for Windrush compensation

People who have had problems because they couldn't prove their legal right to live in the UK could be eligible for £10,000 or more...

‘Igbo philosophy can answer our modern-day questions,’ says Derby’s first Nigerian councillor

We speak to councillor and poet Ndukwe Onuoha about how he’s using the art, culture and language of Nigeria’s indigenous Igbo people to solve...

University of Derby celebrates local sisters for Black History Month 

The University of Derby hosted two inspirational local Black women at their Saluting our Local Sisters event to celebrate their achievements in honour of...

Theatre Review: 4 Walls

Derby Theatre puts the local community in the spotlight in this diverse and authentic new play… In an era dominated by ultra-convenient on-demand streaming apps,...

Carnival 2023: Troupes brave turbulent weather to celebrate Windrush 75

People came en masse to attend a special edition of Derby’s annual Caribbean Carnival commemorating the Windrush Generation. Taking place 75 years after the HMT...

Windrush 75 and me

Community journalist Tristan Best compares his own experiences with those of the Windrush Generation, and reflects on the younger generation’s perspective... On Thursday 22nd June,...

Carnival CEO says honouring the past is vital to ensure its future

The chief of the East Midlands’ foremost Carnival organisation has reiterated the importance of generational legacy in keeping the tradition alive. Donna Briscoe-Greene, CEO of...


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