Trisha McCauley is the Curator at The Humble Gallery a community exhibition space based in Hamilton Road, Stratford. Trisha has worked in visual art education for over 22 years and and has taught accredited and non-accredited photographic and creative enterprise courses to adults, young people, children and adults with disabilities.
Kamal Chunchie, originally from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) founded the ‘The Coloured Mens Insitute’, located at Tidal Basin Road, Victoria Docks.
Photograph of African and Caribbean soldiers and sailors relaxing around a fire at the Social Room and Club for Coloured Sailors.
The Lascars were seafarers from the Subcontinent of India and were employed on British ships to replace British sailors who abandoned their posts because of the appalling work conditions.
Political writer and poet Claude McKay was born in Sunnyhill, Jamaica in 1889. In 1919 he migrated to London and worked for the socialist publication Dreadnought, it’s believed he was...