It’s difficult to refer to my father in the past tense, as he very recently passed away. Speaking at an event on Remembrance Sunday this year, I recalled the memories of my father.
He taught me the Lord’s Prayer when I was just three years old and made me understand what every single word meant. So by the age of three, I understood that and we would say it together at bedtime.
This article on Maas Roy was published by JIS News and the Jamaican Observer on 7 May 2018. More recognition of his marvellous achievements.
It was a glorious day on 2 December 2019 when a blue plaque went up to commemorate the achievements of Emma Clarke, the first black female fotballer in the UK.
What a great memorial event for Remembrance Sunday. My father and I were fully booked, we attended the Remembrance Service in Brixton in the morning and were guests of Dotun Adebayo the same evening live on BBC.
This notable day that established a Windrush Commemoration Committee was a fitting tribute to the Windrush generation. Here we read how Brixton was the first Windrush community.
In this article published in the Gleaner 17 May 2018 Maas Roy talks about Windrush, prodly wears his presidential award and displays a personally prized photo from 1954.
This post is a filler item from the BBC website about Yvonne Archer’s respect for the famous radiologist Marie Curie and features a brief audio.
Founded in 1966 by the late poet and publisher John La Rose and his partner Sarah White, New Beacon Books in London’s Stroud Green specialises in works from Caribbean, Black British, African and African American authors.