Betty Carter

Betty Carter

Tribute to Betty Carter I can tell you a few things about Betty is her community life. I had the great pleasure of working with Betty over the years but, really, I was trying to tax my brain as to when we first bumped into each other. I could only go back as far as...

Valerie Forde

Valerie Forde

A Woman Who Didn’t “Just Talk The Talk”– But Walked It –An Embodiment Of Citizenship Every once in a while, we come across individuals who create an impression that singles them out from the crowd. They are driven by the belief that they can make a difference to...

Discovery To Independence

Discovery To Independence

In June 2012, the secretary attended the Waltham Forest African Heritage educational centre launch of their exhibition ‘Preserving the heritage of Caribbean, Nigerian and Jamaican people in East London’. This event was held at Leyton Town hall where we met Sandra...

Joe Hunte

Joe Hunte

Also known as Joe Hunte was a community activist who fought to improve living and working conditions for West Indians in London. He was born in St Vincent then worked in Trinidad as a teacher. In 1958, he came to Britain and studied Politics, Economics and Philosophy...