The Voices of Windrush with Sinai Fleary and Patrick VernonOn air: 9AM Thursday
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ProgrammeThe voices of Windrush
BioFirstly the arrival of upstanding citizens with boundless contribution to society over decades, marred by hostile environment policy, the scandal in 2018, the social and political fallout which saw people being wrongly detained, denied legal rights, and deportations! In this show, we try to make sense of it all.
Our scheduled shows include:
1) Show 1 - Windrush Legal Advice with Jacqueline Mckenzie and Martin Forde QC
In this show we discuss the Windrush Compensation Scheme, provide advice and pointers to the community should assistance be needed.
2) Show 2 - The Caribbean Connection
Patrick's interviews with Guy Hewitt and others affected by the Windrush Scandal in Jamaica and Barbados. Also, Patrick talks to Oswald Dawkins from the National Organisation for Deported Migrants.
3) Show 3 - Windrush Scandal Survivors
Victims share their stories about how the Windrush Scandal affected them, their families and friends.
4) Show 4 - Celebrating Windrush Day 22nd June 2019
To coincide with the national celebrations, we take a look back at how the arrival of the Windrush Generation impacted British society.
5) Show 5 - Windrush Activists
Activists share how the community can take action to seek justice and ensure a scandal like this never happens again.
6) Show 6 - Windrush Legacy
An Inter-generational conversation with 3 generations of British African/Caribbean people,sharing their stories, hopes for the future and suggestions about how we can preserve the Windrush legacy.
Anchored by journalist Sinai Fleary and Windrush Campaigner Patrick Vernon OBE, this show discusses the mental wellbeing of survivors and explores how creative arts can help on the road to recovery
08/08/2019 9AM | More
Dedicated to the late Amanda Beckles, this show discusses mental health, community trauma and identity
01/08/2019 9AM | More
This show discusses the proposal to mount a memorial to the Windrush generation at Waterloo Station with those for and against.
25/07/2019 9AM | More
Victims speak bravely and openly about the effects of the Home office scandal
27/06/2019 9AM | More
Sinai Fleary and Patrick Vernon OBE to host new show from Thursday, 30th May 2019 at 9am (GMT)
23/05/2019 9AM | More
Mayor tells Sinai Fleary and Patrick Vernon OBE that Windrush scandal is a ‘stain on nation’s conscience’
08/02/2019 11AM | More