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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

2021 LISTINGS

Events in Greater London March 9, 2021- June 22, 2021 Tue, 17:30 - 19:00 BST

VIRTUAL Black Abolitionist Tour of London

90min virtual walking tour of London, highlighting 6 sites where African American activists made an important impact on…

ONLINE EVENT Fri, 12 March 2021 18:30 – 20:15 GMT

Beyond the Black Panthers: Dr Beverly Bryan

Professor of Education, author, Black women’s activist, primary school teacher and former British Black Panther discusses her life…

Salford Sat 13 March 2021

Magical Bones – Black Magic

The Britain’s Got Talent finalist is hitting the road as his much-anticipated debut UK tour continues in Spring…

City of London Sun, 14 March 2021 14:00 – 17:00 GMT

Black History Bus Tour

Join us on our three-hour drive showing London’s top tourist attractions from an African/Caribbean perspective. There is at…