Monthly Archive

2015

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 12 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Blog
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Black Poppies Workshops

BLACK POPPIES - Internationally renowned poet Levi Tafari is exploring the lives of men and their families stranded in Liverpool after WWI and responding creatively through story-telling and poetry wo... read more..

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Black Poppies

Creative Writing Workshops with Levi Tafari  Commemorating the Black Contribution to WWI Writing on the Wall present a fascinating archive of letters and documents highlighting read more..

Blog
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Handle with Care

Tuesday evening I went along to Writing on the Wall’s heritage project, From Great War to Race Riots. I didn’t know what to expect, it was my first time. The group, made up of community read more..

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Routes Series

The Great War to Race Riots project featured in Made In Cardiff's 'Routes' series. Presenter Ndidi Spencer travels around the United Kingdom to discover the causes an read more..

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Book Review - Black Poppies by Stephen Bourne

At the beginning of this book, in the author’s note, he says that Black Poppies should not be read in isolation, so I started reading thinking I would have to refer to other books to understand ... read more..

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Contact Us

tel: 0151 703 0020 email: admin@greatwar-to-raceriots.co.uk Or complete the form below to contact us. {rsform 1}... read more..

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Aftermath

‘….the colonial secretary, Lord Milner, pointed out that many of the black men attacked in the riots had served in the army, navy and merchant service during the war and bitterly resen read more..

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Race Riot!

‘Several delicate balancing acts are required in discussing the specifics of the racial riots in Liverpool. The first is to avoid reducing the Black community to the role of helpless victims read more..

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The Great War and Empire

‘When all these circumstances are taken into consideration it will be found that the Negro...played a part in the war quite proportionate to their opportunities and means, and actually would read more..

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Roots of a Multicultural City

The Slave trade…invigorated every industry, provided the capital for docks, enriched and employed the mills of Lancashire, and afforded the means for opening out new and ever new lines of tr read more..

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The Heritage Project

In recognition of the immense local and national historical importance of this archive, Writing on the Wall have been awarded Heritage Lottery funding for a seventeen month creative heritage projec read more..

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Introduction

Writing on the Wall have been presented with a number of original, significant documents covering the period 1919 to 1921, by community member and activist Joe Farrag. This archive relates to the posi... read more..

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