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RESOURCES

Resource 1

LAWRENCE WISHART

In 2022, YHP collaborated with publishing house Lawrence Wishart for their Radical Black Women book series to create educational resources on the history of Black women’s activism in Britain. Alongside illustrations by artist Meera Shakti Osborne, the booklets include short profiles on significant historical figures such as Amy Ashwood Garvey, Claudia Jones, Jessica Huntley, and Gerlin Bean. The resources are available for download via the links below and are free to reproduce for non-commercial use. Click here for more information.

Resource 2

THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES

The National Archives 'African Nurses' Booklet

In 2021, YHP worked with The National Archives as part of their 'Education and Outreach' digital programme. For the 'Post-war: 1945–Present' classroom resources series, YHP created a lesson pack on the role of African nurses in the post–war health service in Britain. This resource facilitates discussion–based learning and primary source analysis on themes including race, gender, post-war migration, and the history of medicine. The pack also provides teacher guidance notes and connections to the curriculumClick here to visit the webpage.

Resource 3

YHP WORKBOOKS

Click to view our Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 5 workbooks, which include writing exercises, primary source analysis tasks, a Black British history timeline, and history themed word–searches, crosswords, and quizzes. Below are short videos to explain each section of the workbooks. The resources are available for download via the hyperlinks and are free to reproduce for non-commercial use. 

Resource 3

AUDIO & BOOKS

Below are some of the publications and creative projects produced by members of the YHP community, outside of their work with YHP. These are excellent and engaging resources to build knowledge of different eras of Black British history. 

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