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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

2022 LISTINGS

Glasgow Monday 27 June 2022

Gladys Knight

The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over…

Croydon Monday 27 June 2022

Under Your Nose + Q&A

A documentary film by Veronica McKenzie, charting the journey of the groundbreaking Black Lesbian and Gay Centre (BLGC)…

Newcastle Upon Tyne Monday 27 June 2022

Cro-Mags

The real cro-mags play an intimate one off show at Newcastle upon Tyne , monday  27th June 2021

Cardiff Monday 27 June 2022

Brass Against

brass against. Brass Against is a collective group of musicians who share the goal of creating music to…