Daughter tells inspirational story of Britain’s first qualified black nurses
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Daughter tells inspirational story of Britain’s first qualified black nurses

Picture this, a baby born in London’s Docklands, mother English, father Jamaican. Nothing unusual in that except Winifred Scott came into the world almost a hundred years ago spending her infancy in the shadow of the Tate and Lyle factory in Silvertown before being placed into care. But spirited and self-possessed, she became one of … Continue reading

Ghost Town
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Ghost Town

Thirty years after the Toxteth riots, the country’s oldest black community has found itself almost bulldozed out of existence. Angela Cobbinah speaks to local activist Dorothy Kuya about the fight to save what’s left of it The procession of dancing and drumming youngsters from The Netherlands wound its way through the streets of Liverpool to … Continue reading