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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

Manchester Sun 24 June 2018 15:00 – 16:30

Crisis Choirs

Crisis Choirs, refugee choir based at Rainbow Haven in Gorton, will be performing live at a special concert…

Camden Friday, 29 June 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, 1 July 2018 - 9:00pm

Africa Writes 2018

Africa Writes returns for an exciting summer weekend at The British Library and Rich Mix London, celebrating the…

Camden Sat 30 June 2018 13:00 – 16:30

Look: The Other Windrush Stories!

How much do you really know about the true facts about the Windrush narrative and other African British…