Indians and West Indians
appeared in Brighton through their involvement in both world wars.
In 1948 the SS Empire Windrush brought many West Indian immigrants
to Britain, and in 1950 there was active recruitment in the West
Indies to fill shortages in the hospitals of post-war Britain, and
Brighton General Hospital recruited Black nurses for the first time.
In 1995 T. Framroze became Brighton's first Black Asian Mayor, in
1997 Jackie Harding became Brighton and Hove's first Black Caribbean
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Wounded Indian Troops at the Brighton
Two Indian Memorials exists in Brighton
The Chattri Memorial Service 22nd June 2003
The Royal Pavilion Gate-way A gift
Indian Men in Sussex
Paul Robeson in Brighton 1938
Haile Selassie enjoying the sea air on the Palace Pier Brighton.
Rwanda 10 years of memory Hove Town Hall
1993 - Ali Ibrahim, Sudanese man aged 21
murdered in Brighton
1999 - Jay Abatan, murdered in Brighton