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The Oxford Companion to Black British History by David Dabydeen; essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the long and fascinating history of black people in the British Isles, from African auxiliaries stationed on Hadrian's Wall in the 2nd century AD, through John Edmonstone, who taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Mary Seacole, the 'Black Florence Nightingale', & Walter Tull, footballer & First World War officer, to our own day.

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In their own words: The unpublished photos and letters from the frontline on the 90th anniversary of the Armistice

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This is a statue by Andy Edwards entitled “All Together Now” which for the next few days will be on display in St Luke’s, Liverpool’s famous “bombed out church”. The figures are about to shake hands standing over a football which relates to the time that British and German soldiers paused, apparently to play football on Christmas Day 1914. The hands do not quite meet which allows one to place a hand between them, joining the act of all too brief sanity on that day. The figures will leave…

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Campaign launched for Britain's first black army officer to be honoured with Military Cross for bravery during the First World War

Second Lieutenant Walter Tull was the first black British Army officer; served in WWI

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I've had free reign of my house for tag whole day, and all I've done is make pasta and watch sponge bob. done

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The Boleyn Ground/Upton Park (West Ham United) damaged by a German V-1 Flying Bomb. London, 1944.

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Raven queen this would be cool stamped into the armor or etched into its plates

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