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1 NumberName and address of Person being Commemorated Colour of Plaque Description on PlaqueDate Plaque was installed Nubian Jak Community Trust Commemorative Plaques

2 1Bob Marley 34 Ridgmount Gardens, Camden, London WC1E BlueRobert Nesta Marley, Singer, Lyricist and Rastafarian Icon, Lived Here 1972 Oct 2006

3 2Luton Bicentenary Plaque Luton Central Library, St Georges Square, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 2NG BlueLuton & Bedfordshire, African And Caribbean Legacy, 2007 Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in the British Empire, Unveiled by the Mayor of Luton, Councillor Julian Watts on Sunday 27 March, In commemoration of all the slaves who suffered and died in Bedfordshire Feb 2007

4 3Ignatius Sancho Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street London SW1A StoneIgnatius Sancho 1729 – 1780, Writer, Symbol of the Humanity of Africans, Lived and had a Grocery Shop Near this Site Oct 2007

5 4Mary Prince Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E BronzeMary Prince, , the first African woman to publish her memoirs of slavery lived in a house on this site in Oct 2007

6 5Connie Mark Mary Seacole House 24 Invermead Place Hammersmith London W6 BlueConstance Winifred MacDonald aka Connie Mark 1923 – 2007, Community Activist, and Founder of the Mary Seacole Memorial Association, Lived Here May 2008

7 6Claudia Jones Portobello Road, Tavistock Square London W11 BlueBritains first African Caribbean Carnival was established in 1958 By Claudia Jones , She also helped to organise the first Notting Hill Street Carnival 1964 Aug Claudia Jones The Tabernacle Powis Square, London W11 BronzeCarnival Village Honours Claudia Jones , Publisher, Political Activist, and Mother of the Notting Hill Carnival, Organised the first Caribbean Carnival in Britain in 1958 Aug 2008

8 8Kelso Cochrane 36 Golborne Road, London W10 BlueKelso Chochrane Antiguan Carpenter and Student, was fatally wounded on this site. His death outraged and unified the community, leading to the lasting cosmopolitan tradition in this area of North Kensington May 2009

9 9Amy Ashwood Garvey 1 Bassett Road, Ladbroke Grove London W10 BlueAmy Ashwood Garvey Feminist, Human Rights Campaigner, Pan-Africanist and First Wife of Marcus Garvey. Lived here between 1934 and 1960 Nov 2009

10 10Nelson Mandela/ANC 28 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 GreenLondon Headquarters of the African National Congress 1978 – 1994 Feb 2010

11 11Lord Learie Constantine 11 Kendal Court Shoot Up Hill, Camden, London, NW2 BlueLord Learie Nicholas Constantine 1901 – 1971, Cricketer, Barrister, Politician and Statesman, Lived here Sept 2010

12 12Rudy Narayan 413 Brixton Road Brixton, Lambeth, London, SW9 BlueRudy Narayan 1938 – 1998, Barrister, Civil Rights Activist, Community Champion, And Voice For The Voiceless, Practised Law Here Nov 2010

13 13John Archer 214 Battersea Park Road. Battersea, Wandsworth, London, SW11 BlueJohn Richard Archer 1863 – 1932, Mayor of Battersea (First Black London Mayor) Had a Photography Shop and Lived Here December 2010

14 14New Cross Fire 439 New Cross Road. Lewisham, London, SWE14 BlueNew Cross Fire Took Place at this site on January 18, 1981, claiming the lives of 14 young people January 2011

15 15George Padmore 22 Cranleigh Street, Camden, Euston London, NW1 BlueGeorge Padmore – aka Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse. International Activist and renowned Pan Africanist Lived Here June 2011

16 17Rhaune Laslett 78 Tavistock Rd (Carnival Sq) Ladbroke Grove London, W11 Blue Rhaune Laslett-Obrien Through her vision and spirit the Notting Hill Street Festival was conceived in It later evolved into Notting Hill carnival August Claudia Jones Corner of Tavistock Rd and Portobello Road (Carnival Sq) Ladbroke Grove London, W11 Blue Claudia Jones 1915 – 1964 Mother of Caribbean carnival in Britain, Organised an annual carnival from January 1959 as a community response to the 1958 August bank holiday Notting Hill Riots August 2011

17 18Frank Crichlow 5 All Saints Road (Frontline) Ladbroke Grove London, W11 Blue Frank Gilbert Crichlow 1932 – 2010 Human Rights Campaigner, Community Organiser, And Restauranteur Founded Mangrove Restaurant, Co Founded Mangrove Steel Band and Mangrove Community Association Here 1968 – 1992 December 2011

18 19Malcom X 1 Marshall Street Smethwick, Sandwell Birmingham, B67 7NA BlueMalcolm X – International Civil Rights Campaigner, Advocated Desegregated Housing In Smethwick With His Visit To Marshall Street In 1965 February 2012

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