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Grenfell

Nobody will ever forget the tragedy that was Grenfell. 72 people died on the 14th June 2017, a disaster which has been badly handled by the government. One of the Grenfell campaigners Clarrie Mendy died last year and London Mayor…

Paul Revere Williams

February 18, 1894 – January 23, 1980 At Adeptales, we focus on Black British and African history, however, we also love to shed light on exceptional people. One of the greatest designers and architectures in American history is someone that…

George William Gordon

circa 1820 – 23rd October 1865 George William Gordon was a Jamaican politician and businessman. His father was a Scottish planter who was an attorney to several sugar estates in Jamaica. George’s mother was an enslaved woman called Ann Rattray.…

Frank Bailey

Frank Bailey – Firefighter and activist 26th November 1925 – 2nd December 2015 Frank was an activist and fought for injustices until the end of his life. Originally born in Guyana, he left for New York to work on a…

Paul Bogle – Baptist Deacon

1822- 24th October 1865 Paul was born a free man around 1822 in a small village called Stony Gut, Jamaica. Stony Gut was a farming community where Paul owned land himself. Paul was friends with George William Gordon, we will…

Shankly – My Story

Do you ever start reading a book and accidentally read a couple of words in front of where you are at cos you’re that excited by the content? For all that he built and achieved, Shankly has immortalised himself into…

Windrush Scandal

Imagine being invited to work to help build the country after the war effort. Not only are you adjusting to a new country, you also adjust to a new culture and weather. After 50 plus years, you have created a…

Alexandre Dumas

July 24th, 1802 – December 5th, 1870 This is a storytime about Alexandre Dumas, the author of The Three Musketeers. I was first introduced to Alexandre Dumas through Joseph Bologne. Bologne was the inspiration for the character Aramis in The…