Daniel De Gale Remembered

October 15, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Daniel De Gale, Beverly De Gale and Orin Lewis At ACLT Ball

Daniel De Gale, Beverly De Gale and Orin Lewis

Daniel De Gale first came to the public consciousness 11 years ago when his drive to find a bone marrow donor was broadcast on London’s local TV station. Daniel’s condition acted as a catalyst for his mother Beverley De Gale, and his step father Orin Lewis, to start the African Caribbean Leukemia Trust (ACLT) and begin to recruit donors for the bone marrow register. Read more

Do you celebrate Kwanzaa?

December 6, 2006 by · 2 Comments 

Are you a Brit, Black and celebrate Kwanzaa? A reported 18-20 million people worldwide celebrate Kwanzaa between December 26th and January 1st each year. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Ron Keranga in California, once chair of the Department of Black Studies at California State University and was designed to unite and strengthen ties within African communities, in the US initially, but then throughout the Diaspora. Read more