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c. 1906 – formation of the Edinburgh Chinese Students Society

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Bandele Omoniyi

Image – reproduced courtesy of Hakim Adi & the British Library By Henry Mitchell In 1908, a footnote in a book about a missionary skeptically quipped: “His Highness Prince Bandele Ominiyi …

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Arthur Cecil Alport

Illustration by Yaz Serrano By Tom Cunningham Arthur Cecil Alport (1880-1959) born in Beaufort West, the Karoo, South Africa, was a medical student at Edinburgh between 1900 and 1905. He is …

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1900 – Richard Akiwande Savage, Nigerian assistant editor of The Student newspaper, John Alcindor and William Meyer attend the first Pan-African Congress in London as delegates of the Edinburgh Afro-West Indian Association.

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1900s blog posts

1900 – Richard Akiwande Savage, Nigerian assistant editor of The Student newspaper, John Alcindor and William Meyer attend the first Pan-African Congress in London as delegates of the Edinburgh Afro-West …

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