Roots and Flowers: The Life and Work of the Afro-Cuban Librarian Marta Terry Gonzalez

On Monday 13 April 2015 New Beacon Books and The George Padmore Institute jointly hosted an evening of celebration and discussion about the life and work of the Afro-Cuban librarian Marta Terry Gonzalez with scholars Abdul Alkalimat and Kate Williams. The story of this committed revolutionary who  was instrumental in the development of her country's national library was the vehicle for Alkalimat and Williams to look at Cuba while posing the questions: What is Afro-Cuba? What has it contributed since 1959?

LAWRENCE SCOTT'S NEW SHORT STORY COLLECTION

Thanks from the GPI and New Beacon Books

The George Padmore Institute and New  Beacon Books would like to thank all those who came along to our recent annual fundraising lunch, as well as others who very kindly made donations though unable to attend. We have had such lovely feedback from some of you and take this opportunity to wish one and all a happy Christmas season! See you again in 2015.

Thanks from the GPI and New Beacon Books

The George Padmore Institute and New  Beacon Books would like to thank all those who came along to our recent annual fundraising lunch, as well as others who very kindly made donations though unable to attend. We have had such lovely feedback from some of you and take this opportunity to wish one and all a happy Christmas season! See you again in 2015.

Unending Journey Selected Writings by John La Rose

John La Rose was a cultural and political activist who wrote numerous articles and essays and gave many interviews and speeches. All these reflected his hope, imagination, original thinking, serious analysis abd wide interests. In 2014 the George Padmore Institute edited an anthology of selected writings by John La Rose which covers analyses and perspectives from the 1960s through to the year 2000. Linton Kwesi Johnson in his introduction to the anthology wrote: 'The eclectic nature of the writing reflects and range of his thinking.

NEW BEACON BOOKS - the pioneering years

The George Padmore Institute's first online publication was launched earlier this year and is now available to freely download or read online. 

http://www.georgepadmoreinstitute.org/the-pioneering-years

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