The Empire Windrush is best remembered today for bringing one of the first large groups of post-war West Indian immigrants to the United Kingdom. The ship carried 1027 passengers and two stowaways on a voyage from Jamaica to London in 1948. Of these, more than 800 passengers gave their last country of residence as somewhere in the Caribbean.
The following post was first published on the British Movement Northlandforum blog site on June 25th 2023 (http://northlandforum.blogspot.com/). The article was at first tagged as ‘hate’ and blocked, but an appeal by the author saw the post reinstated. This is the article:
It is Seventy-five Years Since the Empire Windrush Docked at Tilbury. This is NOT an anniversary to celebrate.
The political Left, liberal journalists, the BBC and other mainstream media pundits are gushing about the 75th anniversary of the landing at Tilbury by the ‘Empire Windrush’ which brought to Britain 500 Jamaican immigrants, the vanguard of future non-white immigration into Britain. The arrival of the first boatload from what was then classed as the West Indies in June 1948, set the pattern for every decade since and the impact on Britain, the impact on the racial make-up of the nation, the impact on every aspect of British culture and our society is NOT something that British Movement considers worthy of celebration, it should be regarded as a situation for deep, nationwide regret.
King Charles has added his voice to the calls for celebration and in his opinion, the ‘contribution’ made to Britain as part of post-1945 re-construction and the rebuilding of the nation’s post-war economy by the waves of immigrants arriving from the assorted nations of the Caribbean. ‘Their contribution to post-war reconstruction’ – we don’t think so….. most of the initial waves of immigrants from the Caribbean came to work in the new National Health Service, on London Transport, or in local transport on the bus services in assorted towns and cities.
The enthusiasts for the ‘Windrush Generation’ conveniently forget about the anger from indigenous British workers and the so-called ‘Bus Strikes’ in places like Bristol and Birmingham, where White British workers did not want black/West Indian drivers and bus conductors working in their depots.
Also the indigenous British working-class who were already suffering from serious housing shortages in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, especially in the London area, were suddenly faced with hundreds, then thousands of West Indian immigrants competing for housing.
As for contributing to post-war reconstruction,…..Between 1946 and 1965, tens of thousands of White British workers, entire families, were incited to leave Britain to begin new lives and populate the white Commonwealth countries, permanently taking their skills and experience to enrich the populations and economies of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, and Rhodesia. A horrendous loss to Great Britain of talent, skills, education and the national gene pool. Only to be replaced by hundreds of thousands (later millions) of non-white economic migrants from the Caribbean, West Africa, India, and the newly independent state of Pakistan.
In the language of the period, this was “coloured immigration” and the majority of the White British working population did not appreciate it. The influx of the ‘Windrush migrants’ had detrimental consequences for the towns and cities where the first waves of these immigrants settled.
In 1958, just ten years after the first ‘Windrush’ arrivals; there were race riots in Notting Hill, London and in Nottingham, with other minor disturbances cropping up over the next couple of years in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Liverpool to name but a few.
There was also strikes and industrial unrest in industries where White workers did not want blacks, principally West Indians, to be recruited and employed.
This should have been the signal for the British Government to realise the scale of the mistake, to halt all non-white immigration into Britain and to commence a national programme of humane repatriation to their countries of origin.
And for all the current media fanfare about the 75th Anniversary of the ‘Empire Windrush’…
Pictured above is the legacy of that experiment in social engineering and population manipulation, the face of the descendants of the so-called ‘Windrush Generation’, they remain unsettled, resentful and unhappy with the majority White British country that allowed them to settle and colonise parts of our country.
Why are we, the White British at fault?
We are not forcing these people to stay here. If they don’t like living in Britain, they are free to leave and return to the countries and cultures that best suit their needs. REMEMBER the following, which has been said by many British Nationalists over the years.
The British people were never asked, never consulted, never given the chance to vote on this single issue: Whether or not they agreed to allow thousands of non-white people to enter and settle in Britain, or whether they wanted a multi-racial Britain.
If the British population had been asked these questions BEFORE the Empire Windrush brought those first 500 ‘coloured immigrants’ the answer would have been NO!
And with the gift of hindsight – the answer, all the negative impacts that the ‘Windrush’ brought to Britain, the answer would have been NO!
Top Image: the image that the mainstream media expect the British people to be grateful for.
Middle Image: Unknown, Public Domain.
Bottom Image: Felix-felix~commonswiki assumed (based on copyright claims)., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.
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