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Onyekachi is the co-founder of African Remembrance Day, held on 1 August to commemorate the African victims of enslavement.

New Challenges for African History

The events seem so long ago. Leading up to the day Britain seems focused on other matters such…


Black History Month

2017 LISTINGS

Southwark Sunday 26 November, 2pm & 6pm

Love2Dance Showcase

Love2Dance Showcase Join Love2Dance for two street dance showcases featuring talented young people from Lewisham, alongside special guest…

Greater London Thu 30 November 2017 18:00 – 20:00

Black Tudors: The Untold Story

Historian Miranda Kaufmann tells the intriguing tales of three Africans – a diver employed by Henry VIII to…

City of London Friday, 1 December 2017 from 18:30 to 20:30

Evening with John Blanke

Imagine the black Tudor trumpeter John Blanke, the black trumpeter to the courts of Henry VII and Henry…

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Onyekachi is the co-founder of African Remembrance Day, held on 1 August to commemorate the African victims of enslavement.

New Challenges for African History

The events seem so long ago. Leading up to the day Britain seems focused on other matters such…


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Lost Legends

Why is Black History Month important? Listen to Ben Browne, Pawlet Brookes, Bernard Francis, Philip Herbert, Louise Katerega,…


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Charles Odamtten Easmon

Charles “Charlie” Odamtten Easmon was born on 22 September 1913, in Adawso in the Gold Coast, to Kate…


Ira Aldridge

Ira Frederick Aldridge was an American and later British stage actor and playwright who made his career after 1824,…


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