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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

Surrey Thursday 20 January 2022

The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown, now in its 13th year and seen by over a million people, it’s no…

Salford Thursday 20 January 2022

Jamali Maddix: King Crud

As seen on Taskmaster (Channel4), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC2) and his critically acclaimed series Hate Thy…

Manchester Thursday 20 January 2022

Wayne Snow

Wayne Snow lands at The Blues Kitchen Manchester for his biggest headline show to date.   Fresh off…

Birmingham Thursday 20 January 2022

Jelani Blackman

London rapper and singer Jelani Blackman today releases his debut full-length project Unlimited Mixtape, out now via 18 Records / MNRK UK….