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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

2018 LISTINGS

Brixton 20 Sep 2018

Born in Shame – Became a Dame

Born in Shame – Became a Dame Professor Elizabeth Anionwu in conversation with BCA Dawn Hill CBE Thursday…

Lambeth 21 September 2018 – 1 December 2019

John Akomfrah African Soldier

John Akomfrah’s new multimedia installation remembers the millions of Africans who fought as soldiers or served as porters…