Literature

‘Our Story’

My husband, Ossie, and I met forty years ago on 21st July 1972. Our forty-year journey, however, didn't get off to an easy start!

Mixed Heritage and Proud

MIXED HERITAGE & PROUD – Personal and Professional Reflections by Sarah Kate Bennett. Growing up there were two songs that I have never forgotten. The first, ‘there ain’t no black in the union jack’ and the second ‘brown girl in the ring’.

“MR VERSATILITY”

Delme Herriman is a mixed race man from the North West of England, who, despite an inauspicious start in life, achieved fame and prominence as a professional international basketball player.  He has written this autobiography with his sister, Kirstie Herriman,  as a thank you to his adoptive mother and stepfather and as encouragement to other …

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Book Review: Meeting the Needs of Multiethnic & Multicultural Children in Schools

This book comes with a foreword from Maria P.P. Root whose work is familiar to many PIH members. In it she claims that the book ' delivers a road map pushing readers and educators to embark on a transformative journey rarely mapped in multicultural education and its training.' Whilst the book has a US slant, …

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From the Farm to the Melting Pot

Francis Wardle – a man who started out from a small enclosed homogeneous community and journeyed through a series of increasingly mixed cultures and races to a global kaleidoscope has a unique claim to personify change to date and to forecast what form future change will take

CAST by Amaka Okafor

Cast me in your feature film Cast me in your play,         Cast me in your TV show     Cast me out of clay                                                                                                                                                                     

The Determination of Mary Seacole

This exhibition is now closed 2nd October – 31st December 2010   New Walk Museum and Art Gallery Leicester Mary Seacole, a woman of mixed race, was a pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War.

Mixed Race in Britain – Survey

A Survey of Peoples' Preferences for Terminology & Official Classifications Researchers at the University of Kent conducted a small-scale survey into the preferences of people who are mixed race for terminology and classifications on official forms where an ethnic monitoring question is asked.