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BAD FRIDAY – A Novel

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Delroy Bell is about to leave school. The prospects for him and his friends look grim. Will he be able to make it as a professional Basketball player, or will he end up hustling and gambling on the streets like his cousin Peter says? Set in mid 1970s Small Heath Birmingham UK, BAD FRIDAY was the FIRST Black British born novel to be published in the UK in 1982. This edition is published in celebration of its 30th Anniversary.

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FREEDOM STREET – Stories & Poems

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FREEDOM STREET  A collection of Short Stories & poems take you on a thought-provoking reading excursion of contemplation, love, hope, family and remembrance of departed ones.

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BRITANNIA’S CHILDREN – A Collection of Short Stories

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Kim Pearson (Chair of African American studies at the College of New Jersey, USA) writes: “When a story begins with: ‘When I was a likkle boy, there was a few stories I hear about England, especially when the old time people dem start talk…’ “…you know you are in for a fun ride. That’s the opening of the first story in BRITANNIA’S CHILDREN by Norman Samuda Smith…” 

 

BRITANNIA’S CHILDREN is a look through the lenses of life; a colorful slice of the lives of the people you’ll meet as you turn the pages…Naiobi Jamesread the full book review here…

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Bad Friday 2013 Britannia's Children Freedom Street

BRITANNIA’S CHILDREN FREEDOM STREET & BAD FRIDAY BOOK EXTRACTS VISIT HERE…

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EDUCATIONAL & HISTORICAL READINGS

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NOT WIDELY KNOWN BUT TRUE...
NOT WIDELY KNOWN BUT TRUE…

There were Africans in Britain before the English. Imhotep, a black man was the real father of medicine. Hippocrates, the so-called father of medicine lived 2,000 years after Imhotep. Greece and Rome obtained their knowledge of medicine from him. Download and read more HERE… 

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 DID YOU KNOW


DID YOU KNOW…?

The ancient Greek writer Lucian wrote: 

“The Ethiopians were the

first people who invented the science

of the stars and gave names

to the planets.”

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ALEXANDRE DUMAS

ALEXANDRE DUMAS


TRIBUTE TO OUR S/HEROES 

VOLUME I

Alexandre Dumas was one of the most famous French

writers of the 19th century. He is best known for his

historical adventure novels like The Three Musketeers,

The Count of Monte Cristo and The Man in the Iron Mask.

Dumas’ grandfather was a French nobleman who had

settled in Santo Domingo, now part of Haiti. His paternal

grandmother, Marie Louise Cessette Dumas was

African/Caribbean, who had been a slave in the French

colony. Want to read more?

 

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Marcus Garvey

TRIBUTE TO OUR S/HEROES
VOLUME II
 

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice

defeated in the race of life.”

Marcus Mosiah Garvey

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Olaudah Equiano

BLACKS IN BRITAIN 

A GENERAL TIME LINE OF BLACK PEOPLE

IN BRITAIN

OLAUDAH EQUIANO: Also known as Gustavas Vassa.

He was a prominent African involved in the British

movement for the abolition of the slave trade.

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Arthur wharton

THE BLACK PIONEERS OF

BRITISH FOOTBALL

Black football players have

graced the football stadia in

Britain since 1881, when Andrew

Watson captained a Scottish

team against England. Check out

THE BLACK PIONEERS OF

BRITISH FOOTBALL who paved

the way for today’s modern day

black football players.

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THE ROOTS OF RASTAFARI

AN ESSAY (1995)

Introduction by

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WEEP NOT: BEHOLD THE LION OF

THE TRIBE OF JUDAH,THE ROOT

OF DAVID, HATH PREVAILED TO

OPEN THE BOOK, AND TO LOOSE

THE SEVEN SEALS THEREOF: 

REVELATION 5: 5

 

Centuries after these words were

written in the Bible, on November 2nd 1930,

Ras Tafari Makonnen was crowned

Emperor of Ethiopia. He took the name Haile

Selassie I, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, Conquering Lion

of the Tribe of Judah. He became the 225th ruler of the

2000 year old Solomonic Dynasty. In Jamaica, religious men

who were used to reading between the lines of the King James

Bible realised the coronation as fulfilment of Biblical prophecy:

 

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