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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…

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…

Alex Wheatle

Tonight’s latest episode of Small Axe is based on Adeptales favourite Alex Wheatle. We have reviewed a couple of his books, “Crongton Knights” and “East of Acre Lane”. Alex has never shied away from his background and used his experiences…

Leroy Logan

Small Axe has done a stellar job of bringing stories on Black British History to life. Directed by Award-winning Steve McQueen, the latest offering is ‘Red, White, and Blue’ This is based on the true story of Leroy Logan MBE’s…