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Limited Christmas Offer: Two Children's Books for £6.99 inc. Free P+P

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40 years since the first International Book Fair of Radical Black and Third World Books

This 1st of its kind international book fair opened its arms to the world in 1982
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Teachers resource pack on History and Citizenship, Key Stages 3-4

A great teaching resource on Black British history and the GPI archive
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The Books Published by the GPI

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Chronicles of a Black Filmmaker: Imruh Bakari talks to Linton Kwesi Johnson

GPI and 198 Contemporary Arts present Imruh Bakari in conversation with Linton Kwesi Johnson
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Our Collection

The Jamaican-born and London-based artist Errol Lloyd has provided a range of his original artworks to help signpost the GPI’s archival collections below. Lloyd, a former member of the Caribbean Artists Movement, has been a long-time friend of the GPI and was closely associated with New Beacon Books. 

CARIBBEAN ARTISTS MOVEMENT

1965-1995

The Caribbean Artists Movement (CAM) originated in London in 1966. The intention was to create a forum for English-speaking Caribbean writers, artists and critics resident in the United Kingdom.

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EUROPEAN ACTION FOR RACIAL EQUALITY

1980s-1990s

European Action was an alliance of individuals and organisations engaged in the struggle against racism, fascism, nazism and xenophobia in Europe. Most active from 1990 to 1993.

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BLACK EDUCATION MOVEMENT

1965-1988

The Black Education Movement (BEM) campaigned to secure improvements in the education of black children, including the setting up of supplementary schools and investigations into ‘Educationally Sub-Normal' (ESN) schooling (1965-1988).

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NATIONAL ANTI-RACIST MOVEMENT IN EDUCATION

1960-2006

The collection covers the National Antiracist Movement in Education (1985-2004) otherwise known as NAME and the organisations which preceded it, dating back to the 1960s.

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Film: A Tribute to Jean Binta Breeze

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