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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

2019 LISTINGS

Leicester Thurday 17th October

BHM Live

BHM Live is an initiative that supports and showcases the work of emerging Black artists across art forms….

Norfolk Thursday 17th October, 7.30pm

This is Who I Am by Ice and Fire

“Then they separated us. We tried to say no, we applied for asylum as a couple. They say…

Carlisle Thurs 17th October 2019

Desiree Burch

You already know comedian Desiree Burch, but isn’t it time to really find out? The breakout star of…

Maidenhead Thu 17 Oct 20:00

Macbeth

A new version from Proteus. In the City, success is all and ruthless ambition is rewarded. The only…

Lewisham Thu 17 Oct

Starts Again Album Launch

Tawiah, the voice of British alt-soul, returns with her debut album and immersive live show. Following the release…

Essex 17 OCT

Mercury at Abbey Field

A CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH LAWRENCE WALKER AND POWERHOUSE GOSPEL CHOIR Join our celebration of Black…