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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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Lost Legends

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


Black History Month

2018 LISTINGS

Greater London Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 April 2018 at 7.30pm

Windrush: Movement of the People

THE FIRST EVER CONTEMPORARY DANCE TO COMMEMORATE WINDRUSH Windrush: Movement of the People: a major new dance piece…

Derby Sun 29 April 2018 14:00 – 16:00

What’s My Hair Type?

“What‘s My Hair Type?” is here to bring together the Afro Caribbean community of Derby to learn and…

Lambeth Thursday, May 3, 2018 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Let’s Discuss My Heritage

What does it mean to be Black? What does it mean to grow up in a world with…

Birmingham Friday 4 and Saturday 5 May 2018 at 7:30pm

Windrush: Movement of the People

THE FIRST EVER CONTEMPORARY DANCE TO COMMEMORATE WINDRUSH Windrush: Movement of the People: a major new dance piece…