Tuesday 26 June 2018

Women sailing on the actual Windrush

Pic: Mona Baptiste, Trinidadian singer who came to UK on the Windrush, 1948

Windrush women. Want to know more about the women-specifically-who sailed on this now-iconised ship 70 years ago? If so, you may like to use these links to lite items I've done while researching the hidden history (for a longer academic piece).

# New Statesman online, June 22

# Woman's Hour, BBC Radio Four, Wednesday June 20, Woman's Hour
https://player.fm/…/boney-ms-marcia-barrett-pregnancy-and-t…. (It's about 30 minutes into the programme, the fourth item)

# Morning Star, Friday June 22.

# ... and to come in Sept: 'That voyage' in Marine Quarterly

Pic: The Colonial Girls Hostel where Mona and some other Windrush women stayed in, at 18 Collingham Gardens,Earls Court.