Tull100 explored the life of Walter Tull, a trailblazing professional football player who was one of the first soldiers of black heritage to become an officer in the British infantry, and the first to lead his men into battle.
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Football Remembers World War Two
Football Remembers WWII brings together young players with former players who are also World War II veterans. Watford FC Academy filmed with former player and WW2 veteran Tony Collins who was the first manager of black heritage in the Football League.
Veteran Tony shares his experiences with young footballers
Tony Collins was the first black-heritage manager in Football League history.He met two young Watford FC academy footballers to discuss his experiences and race in football as part of Football Remembers.Posted by BBC Breakfast on Wednesday, 5 February 2020
The Unremembered – World War One’s Army of Workers
This inclusive project commemorated the Labour Corps in WW1 with a special focus on African and Caribbean heritage.
Motherhood, Loss, and the First World War
In response to the 2018 project Motherhood, Loss and the First World War, Yewande Okuleye created #I’mAYorubaMotherWWI; a project about the absence of Yoruba mothers from the narrative of World War One. Looking at the use of language to retrieve hidden history, they succeeded in commemorating and reclaiming the voices of Yoruba mothers.
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