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Claudia Jones lecture, 2015


Tuesday 27 October 2015


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The St Pancras Room, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG


The NUJ celebrates the 100th Anniversary of remarkable Black Briton Claudia Jones

Claudia JonesEach year, during Black History Month, the National Union of Journalists hosts a free event in honour of Claudia Jones – journalist, activist and campaigner for freedom.

Claudia Jones born in Trinidad migrated with her family to the USA, deported in 1955 as a result of her political activities she came to live in the UK, founding the first Black newspaper, The West Indian Gazette and Afro-Asian Caribbean News and becoming what some ascribe as the mother of the Notting Hill Carnival.

This year is of special significance, as it marks the 100th Anniversary of Claudia Jones' birth.


  • Clive Lewis, Member of Parliament for Norwich South
  • Michelle Stanistreet, general secretary of the NUJ

The event is free, but you must reserve your seat on the Eventbrite site.

Further details and contact information

Natasha Morris

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Tags: , claudia jones, black history, freedom of expression, black members