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Blog: Dominique Le Gendre Reflects on her two month residency

Read more about Dominique Le Gendre's residency at the George Padmore Institute
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Sale of a collection of artworks from the private estate of Andrew Salkey

On behalf of the Salkey family, the George Padmore Institute presents an upcoming sale.
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Our children’s book Jump Up! A Story of Carnival featured in Books for Keeps

The GPI's children’s book Jump Up! A Story of Carnival was recently featured in an article.
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Exclusive Vanley Burke Print Sale for the George Padmore Institute

Support the George Padmore Institute with Limited Edition Vanley Burke Prints.
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Blog: Dominique Le Gendre Reflects on her first month as new Artist in Residence

Explore the legacy of Caribbean artists with Dominique Le Gendre.
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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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Celebrating the life of Sarah White at the British Library

Watch the celebration of the life of Sarah White at the British Library.
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