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Collector of images of the African Diaspora from the 1700s to the mid 20th century and African Art

Leslie Braine Ikomi collection

My collection includes original Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian paintings and prints of the black and white working classes…


Booker T. Washington (1856-1915), standing on a stage in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, 1912.

Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. Washington was from the last…


Eric and Jessica Huntley 2000s_Huntley Archives at London Metropolitan Archives

Eric and Jessica Huntley

Eric and Jessica Huntley, pioneering Black political and social activists and radical book publishers born in what then…


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Black History Month

2018 LISTINGS

Guildford Fri, 19 Oct 2018, 19:00 – Sat, 20 Oct 2018, 01:00

Backbeat Sound System / Soundation

In a UK reggae scene that has long eschewed bands in favor of sound systems, Backbeat Soundsystem are…

Lewisham Fri 19 Oct - 7:30pm

Tawiah

Catch Tawiah for this intimate gig on home turf, while you still can. Tawiahis a singer, songwriter and…

Tower Hamlets Fri 19 Oct 18

POP-Corn presents: CHI-RAQ

For our Black History Month season, POP-Corn presents Spike Lee’s 2015 CHI-RAQ. A modern day adaptation of the…

Wandsworth Friday 19 October 6.30-8pm

Untold Histories Kathleen Chater

Black people have been part of the British population for centuries, long before the Windrush generation. This is…