Yohann Koshy

Yohann Koshy is assistant opinion editor at the Guardian.

On the Sofa: ‘Small Axe’

Yohann Koshy, 7 January 2021

The poet​ Linton Kwesi Johnson calls the first two generations of Caribbean people in postwar Britain the ‘heroic’ generation and the ‘rebel’ generation. The Windrush generation, who arrived between 1948 and 1962, when the Commonwealth Immigrants Act came into force, were ‘heroes’ who, though not politically passive, were forced to cultivate resilience in...

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