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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

Lambeth 20 Jul 2018 Approx 90 mins including Q&A

Hello, Rain: UK Premiere

Hello, Rain: UK Premiere Part of Africa Utopia Don’t miss the UK premiere of CJ Obasi’s Afro-futuristic screen…

Lambeth 20 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018 Approximate run time: 60 mins

WOKE by Apphia Campbell

Part of Africa Utopia Don’t miss this award-winning theatre performance that follows two women’s fight for civil rights….

Haringey Sat, 21 Jul 2018, 12:00 – Sun, 22 Jul 2018, 21:00

9th Annual Yoruba Arts Festival

The Yoruba arts festival returns to Clissold Park, Hackney for its 9th year, celebrating the rich vibrant and…

Lambeth 21 Jul 2018 - 11:00 AM

Africa Utopia: Saturday Day Pass

Africa Utopia: Saturday Day Pass Part of Africa Utopia Enjoy a day of talks, debates and workshops with…

Lambeth 21 Jul 2018 - 11:00 AM

Africa Utopia: Weekend Pass

Africa Utopia: Weekend Pass Part of Africa Utopia Join us for the Africa Utopiaweekend and get access to…