Pre-Colonial History

The crown of a local Nubian king who ruled between the collapse of the Meroitic dynasty in 350 or 400 AD and the founding of the Christian kingdom of Nubia in 600 AD. It was found in Tomb 118 at Ballana in Lower Nubia by the British Egyptologist W.B. Emery

Nubia and the Noba people

Nubia is a region along the Nile river located in what is today northern Sudan and southern Egypt….


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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

2017 LISTINGS

Leicester Monday 23 October 7:30pm

Just an Ordinary Lawyer

£10/£8 Concession presented by Tayo Aluko and Friends Tunji Sowande quietly breaks through barriers to become Britain’s first…

Wandsworth Monday 23 October 6.30pm-8pm

Alex Wheatle

Alex will talk about his experiences as a writer for adults and children.  His Crongton series for young…

Newcastle Upon Tyne Mon 23 Oct - 12:00

I Am Not A Witch

I Am Not A Witch is a fearless debut from Zambian-born Welsh female director Rungano Nyoni, the film…