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Backbone of post-war regeneration: Wolverhampton project to make early migrants' chronicles accessible via the Internet and the education system

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Taylor,Kenneth (Author)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
London, UK
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
History, Blacks, Education, Great Britain, Emigrants and immigration, Africa, Caribbean, Culture, Black culture, Minority & ethnic groups, Curricula, Asia, Asian Americans, Asians, Computers, Internet, Tiwana, Bobby
Beneficiaries thus far include: West Yorkshire's Cosmos, assigned L30,000 to stage a year-long exhibition for local ethnic communities; Liverpool's Nigerian Community Development Project, given L90,000 to refurbish its Grade II listed building; Wales's Gateway historic parks and gardens access project, granted L113,000; Brixton's National Museum and Archive of Black History, handed L302,000; and central London's Coram's Fields play area for children, awarded £1m for a complete restoration. [Helen Jackson] says there are many ways in which HLF can benefit the black community and that it is particularly keen to address issues such as social exclusion, depravation and young people's concerns. "We want to ensure lottery funding goes to all groups," she says. "We are aware we have more to do in really promoting equality of access to our funding.