Windrush

Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez
Books

Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez

Author Paul Mendez, whose debut novel Rainbow Milk has been nominated for the Polari First Book Prize 2021, chooses his top five books that tell the stories of the Windrush Generation.

What happened to the Windrush compensation scheme?
Social Justice

What happened to the Windrush compensation scheme?

The latest Home Office figures show just 687 claims for Windrush compensation have been paid out so far. Yet recent analysis from the National Audit Office shows more than 2,000 claims are outstanding.

Windrush Day ‘is not valuable’, says Eddy Grant
Social Justice

Windrush Day ‘is not valuable’, says Eddy Grant

Eddy Grant, himself a prominent member of the Windrush generation, has ideas he says would ‘eradicate the necessity’ for the annual celebration.

Windrush campaigners demand overhaul of ‘retraumatising’ compensation scheme
Social Justice

Windrush campaigners demand overhaul of ‘retraumatising’ compensation scheme

Busting the myths of the Windrush Generation
Books

Busting the myths of the Windrush Generation

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Lynval Golding: “I’ve fought all my life to say my life matters”
Music

Lynval Golding: “I’ve fought all my life to say my life matters”

Windrush Day 2020: powerful migration memories from four famous faces
Social Justice

Windrush Day 2020: powerful migration memories from four famous faces

Amelia Gentleman: I fear the Windrush Scandal could happen again
Social Justice

Amelia Gentleman: I fear the Windrush Scandal could happen again

Floella Benjamin has confirmed the location of the new Windrush monument
Social Justice

Floella Benjamin has confirmed the location of the new Windrush monument

Lenny Henry: Without media diversity who knows what stories we’re missing?
TV

Lenny Henry: Without media diversity who knows what stories we’re missing?

Ainsley Harriott: Now it’s all about our calypso food
Health

Ainsley Harriott: Now it’s all about our calypso food

Danny Keen: ‘My only burning desire was to become an artist’
Art

Danny Keen: ‘My only burning desire was to become an artist’

Laurie Cunningham “made it for black people, he turned the crowd around”
Books

Laurie Cunningham “made it for black people, he turned the crowd around”

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Patrick Vernon: ‘The government was in denial over Windrush injustice’
News

Patrick Vernon: ‘The government was in denial over Windrush injustice’

Floella Benjamin wants to ‘give hope’ for the future with Windrush edition
Opinion

Floella Benjamin wants to ‘give hope’ for the future with Windrush edition

‘It reminds people of home’: Ainsley Harriott on how food unifies people
News

‘It reminds people of home’: Ainsley Harriott on how food unifies people

John Bird: Windrushers fed me and housed me. They deserve only our respect
Opinion

John Bird: Windrushers fed me and housed me. They deserve only our respect