Guyanese Born Neurologist, James Samuel Risien Russell, Receives English Heritage Blue Plaque

As the science of neurology was emerging in the last century James Risien Russell became one of the UK’s first leading Black consultants.  A true pioneer in his field Dr Russell was born in what was then British Guiana.    One of Britain’s first black British consultants, pioneering neurologist James Samuel Risien Russell has been commemorated […]

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British West Indies Regiment – Remembrance Day 2020 Military Awards plus film HERO.

By Joy Sigaud As more and more information comes to light about the sheer number of African and Caribbean soldiers who fought and served in World War 2, not least to  mention African-American soldiers it is not surprising that the desire to erect further monuments is gaining momentum as the few remaining with us to […]

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The Black Heroes of WW1 and WW2

By A Prisoner in HMP Birmingham Thanks to the wonderful distribution network, Editions Lifestyle Magazine has reached many people including prisoners at HMP Birmingham and inspired by Black History Month we are publishing verbatim a story he wrote about Black people who served in the Great War and World War 2. On the 4th August […]

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