Sam King MBE was the founder of the Windrush Foundation and first Black Mayor of Southwark.
He was one of Britain's modern social architects who served in World War 2 and came back to Britain on The Empire Windrush in 1948. Then eventually becoming involved in many activities that moved the U.K in a direction where the nation would acknowledge a new type of diversity, culture and politics.
This is an important story to share. One of which offers inspiration, courage, faith and dedication.
Director: Quince Garcia
Editor: Adam Boome
Producer: Black Heroes Foundation
Presenter: Joyce Fraser
Photography: Stephen Cameron
Work experience/at risk volunteers who attended workshops & assisted on shoots etc
Commissioned by and Rights – Black Heroes Foundation
Funded by: Southwark Neighbourhood Fund
Give thanks to
Reverend Michael King - Son of Sam King
Dione McDonald – Granddaughter of Sam King
Patrick Vernon OBE – Mentee of Sam King
Dawn Hill CBE – Chair of the Black Cultural Archives
Genres:Black History MonthFilm