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Blog: Dominique Le Gendre Reflects on her two month residency

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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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Noted Composer Dominique Le Gendre Joins the George Padmore Institute as new Artist in Residence

Read more about Dominique Le Gendre's residency at the George Padmore Institute
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Building Appeal Update

Read about the latest update to the GPI Building Appeal.
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Statement from the Trustees of the George Padmore Institute 7 November 2023

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Online Print Sale of Linton Kwesi Johnson Portrait by Peter Doig

Paul Stolper Gallery will donate a percentage of profits to the GPI Building Appeal.
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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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Noted Composer Dominique Le Gendre Joins the George Padmore Institute as new Artist in Residence

Read more about Dominique Le Gendre's residency at the George Padmore Institute
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Building Appeal Update

Read about the latest update to the GPI Building Appeal.
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The George Padmore Institute’s archive events and outreach work in 2023

Read about last year's achivements at the George Padmore Institute.
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Statement from the Trustees of the George Padmore Institute 7 November 2023

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Online Print Sale of Linton Kwesi Johnson Portrait by Peter Doig

Paul Stolper Gallery will donate a percentage of profits to the GPI Building Appeal.
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Colonized by Humanity - A book by our trustee, Dr Rob Waters

Dr Rob Waters has published his new book Colonized by Humanity.
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The George Padmore Institute’s tribute to Horace Ové

The George Padmore Institute pays tribute to Horace Ové.
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A Graphic Storytelling Workshop with Selina Tusitala Marsh, Former New Zealand Poet Laureate

Sign up for this rare opportunity on 21 Nov at the GPI
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Sarah White Tribute at the British Library

Join us for a celebration of Sarah's life on 29 October
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Black History Month: Ken Wilson-Max Reading at Stamford Hill Library

Join Ken Wilson-Max for a reading at Stamford Hill Library.
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SOLD OUT! Film Screening and Panel Talk, Your Local Arena: Upon Westminster Bridge

Join us for a film screening of Upon Westminster Bridge at 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning.
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Emergency Fundraising Appeal - Help us raise £35,000!

The George Padmore Institute is launching an emergency fundraising appeal.
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Remembering Kole Omotoso

The George Padmore Insitute pays tribute to Kole Omotoso.
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Linton Kwesi Johnson in Conversation

Our trustee Linton Kwesi Johnson is in conversation with Burt Caesar.
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Open University Project with the George Padmore Institute

Find out more about our archivist's work with the Open University.
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Our Children's Book Has Been Longlisted for the Little Rebels Award 2023

Jump Up! A Story of Carnival has been recognised by the Little Rebels Award
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GPI Newsletter No. 32, February 2023

All the news from the GPI from the past year
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On the first anniversary of Sarah White's passing, we celebrate her life and work

Sarah's absence is still deeply felt at the GPI, find out more about her work and achievements
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New Cross Massacre Action Committee Archives 42 years on

It is now 42 years since the tragic fire at the home of a West Indian family during a party.
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Retrospective exhibition of the pioneering artist Errol Lloyd

See the life's work of this amazing Jamaican artist
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Limited Christmas Offer: Two Children's Books for £6.99 inc. Free P+P

Beautifully illustrated and colourful books available now. Limited offer.
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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 GPI has secured NPO funding from Arts Council England

The GPI will be funded for three years for a special project starting in April 2023
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The Books Published by the GPI

Our books are for sale, find out more here
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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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Free online book launch of The Face of Poverty in Nigeria

Held by the Yusufu Bala Usman Institute and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung on 21 September
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Reviews of our second children's book Jump Up! A Story of Carnival

Read reviews of Jump Up! and find out about our summer special offer
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A wonderful evening celebrating Jean Binta Breeze

Find out more about the memorable tribute
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A Tribute to Jean Binta Breeze - Film Available Online

View the film of an evening of poetry, song and remembrance held by the GPI and Lambeth Libraries
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Building Britannia celebrates the Windrush generation and its descendants

Explore the Black British experience of talented and renowned people in our book Building Britannia
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Jump Up! A Story of Carnival - Our Latest Children's Book

Our second children's book is about Carnival with wonderful illustrations by Ken Wilson-Max
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Information on Sarah White's funeral

Sarah White's funeral will be for family and close friends only, find out how you can contribute
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Our trustee and co-founder Sarah White has sadly passed away

We are extremely saddened to announce that Sarah White has died.
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GPI Newsletter

Read all the news about the GPI from the past year
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Film about the European Action for Racial Equality and Social Justice archive collection

GPI Trustee Azim Hajee and journalist and activist Mogniss H Abdallah talk about the EARESJ
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Review of our children’s book Dream to Change the World by BookTrust

Our children's book has been chosen as one of BookTrust's best for January 2022.
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Seasons Greetings from the GPI

Best wishes to all our supporters, followers, visitors and volunteers
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Reaching New Generations: The Films

Watch our series of films about the GPI archive collections
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Reviews of Dream to Change the World

Read what children and their parents have to say about our book for 5-to-8-year-olds
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Watch our latest film about the Joan Goody archive collection

Joan Goody was a pioneer in introducing Caribbean, African and Asian literature into British schools
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Dream to Change the World: The Story of John La Rose children's book

A beautifully illustrated story about a joyful young boy in Trinidad who dreams to change the world
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Watch our latest film about Dream to Change the World: The Story of John La Rose, a children’s book published by the GPI

Written and illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max, hear how the book grew out of the GPI archives
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We will launch our children's book by Ken Wilson-Max on Facebook on 25 October at 7pm

Dream to Change the World evokes love, joy, equality and courage. Everything John La Rose stood for.
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View our latest film about the Black Education Movement and archive at the GPI

Renowned activist and scholar Professor Gus John talks about the Black Education Movement
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Film about the Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners in Kenya (CRPPK) archive collection

Chris Moffat & Yvonne Brown (pictured) provide unique insights into the CRPPK and the GPI collection
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Personal Papers of John La Rose (1940s - 2010s) Archive Collection

Discover more about John La Rose through articles, essays, interviews. letters, notes et al...
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Black Education Movement Archive Collection

Find out about the work of the BEM and its resistance to education inequality and racism...
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National Association of Supplementary Schools Archive Collection

Delve into the collection on NASS and discover the significant work of this organisation...
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Journals and Newspapers from the UK and Caribbean archive collection

Discover a rich selection of Caribbean and UK journals, newsletters and newspapers...
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The John La Rose Ephemera Archive Collection Film

Discover what John La Rose collected for posterity...
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GPI Trustee Linton Kwesi Johnson pays tribute to Jean Binta Breeze

LKJ responds to the passing of actress/director/poet Jean Binta Breeze...
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National Anti-Racist Movement in Education Archive Collection

Discover the education activism NAME engaged in from 1985-2004...
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Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners in Kenya archive collection

Set up by John La Rose in 1982, find out about this 'solidarity organisation'...
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Uprising, a new BBC three-part documentary by award-winning director Steve McQueen starts this evening

In 1981, three pivotal moments in the history of the black community took place.
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The Eulogy for GPI Friend and Trustee "Tony" Milverton Wallace

Professor Gus John's eulogy highlights the modest genius who was Milverton Wallace...
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George Padmore Institute film about the International Book Fairs of Radical Black and Third World Books 1982-1995

Find out about the seminal International Book Fairs which took place in the 1980s and 1990s...
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The John La Rose Ephemeral Material Archive Collection

Discover fascinating cultural and political material collected by John La Rose over decades...
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Negro Theatre Workshop Archive Collection

Find out about the Negro Theatre Workshop's seminal role in London's 1960s cultural landscape...
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A GPI Reminder

Remember to check out the GPI's latest short film & stay tuned for the International Book Fairs...
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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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European Action for Racial Equality and Social Justice Archive Collection

Find out about this alliance which opposed all forms of fascism, Nazism and racism...
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New film on black supplementary schools available to view on the GPI website

See the GPI's latest film about black supplementary schools.
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BBC documentary Subnormal: A British Scandal

The GPI's materials were used in this BBC film about racist education policies. Find out more...
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Cultural Congress of Havana 1967-1968 Archive Collection

In 1968 John La Rose attended the Cultural Congress of Havana in Cuba with over 400 intellectuals...
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Joan Goody (1924-2008) Archive Collection

Find out about this educational pioneer who championed African, Asian and Caribbean literature...
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A new GPI film about the Caribbean Artists Movement Archive

Find out about the early days of the seminal CAM and its resounding impact...
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The George Padmore Institute celebrates its 30th Anniversary

The GPI grew out of a community of political and cultural activists and was set up in 1991.
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GPI Archives Reopening in May

We will be reopening on restricted hours from Tuesday 4 May by prior appointment only.
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Carnival 1972-2006

Carnival 1972-2006 is one of the GPI's collections. Read more about this rich cultural material...
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Black Parents Movement 1975-1993

The Black Parents Movement is one of our collections.. Read about this activist community group...
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Sarah White, GPI Founding Trustee, Turns Eighty

We celebrate Founding Trustee Sarah White's 80th birthday! Read on...
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Mangrove Nine Documentary (1973)

Produced by John La Rose and filmmaker Franco Rosso, this is a British story of black civil rights.
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BBC documentary Black Power: A British Story of Resistance

The George Padmore Institute has been involved in an upcoming BBC documentary...Find out more!
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Les Back - Engaging with the New Cross Massacre legacy

Professor Les Back shares his memory of the New Cross fire. Read and see more
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Dream To Change The World: The Life & Legacy of John La Rose (2018)

The details of the extraordinary life of the co-founder of the GPI are published in this book.
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Learn about stories of creativity, resistance and resilience on the GPI's new website!

Our new website has an array of exciting new features. Find out more here.
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Rex Obano and Jay Bernard reflect on the New Cross Massacre in a new film by the GPI

Celebrating the GPI's new website, the two writers share their experiences of using the archive.
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Vron Ware speaks on a new film by the GPI about the New Cross Massacre

The George Padmore Insitute has launched a new film about the New Cross Massacre in 1981.
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The GPI and Steve McQueen’s drama anthology Small Axe

The Golden Globe nominated Small Axe anthology comprises five docu-dramas directed by Steve McQueen.
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Paintings by acclaimed Jamaican artist Errol Lloyd feature on the George Padmore Institute website

The GPI's new website will feature paintings by this important Caribbean artist for new generations.
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Writer-in-Residence Ken Wilson-Max talks about working with the George Padmore Institute

Ken is an award-winning author, illustrator and publisher of children’s books.
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Two booklets to purchase: New Cross Massacre Story and the Black People's day of Action 02.03.1981

2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic New Cross Massacre and Black People's Day of Action.
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Two Writers-in-Residence at the George Padmore Institute in 2021

Two exciting authors, Yaba Badoe and Ken Wilson-Max, will join the GPI as Writers-in-Residence.
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The GPI is awarded an Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant for its Reaching New Generations project

The George Padmore Institute is happy to announce an Arts Council National Lottery Project grant.
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