18 Jun 2023

Discrimination faced by Windrush generation must be remembered, says author Arthur Torrington

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

There will be celebrations this week across the UK to mark the 75th anniversary of the Empire Windrush arriving at Tilbury docks.

But some fear the commemorations could reflect a sanitised version of the experiences of those who came from the Caribbean to live and work here.

We spoke to 80-year-old Arthur Torrington, who co-founded the Windrush Foundation almost 30 years ago in a bid to counter discrimination, and remains firmly committed to the battle for equality and social cohesion.