• After the love has gone - Dougies

    After the love has gone - Dougies

  • Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

    Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

  • Case Study Motherland

    Case Study Motherland

  • Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

    Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

  • Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

    Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

  • Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

    Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

  • Tracing Your Family Heritage

    Tracing Your Family Heritage

  • Alex Haley - Roots

    Alex Haley - Roots

  • Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

    Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

  • Harlesden Routes

    Harlesden Routes

  • Black History Month - Origins

    Black History Month - Origins

  • Who do you think you are?

    Who do you think you are?

After the love has gone - Dougies

After the love has gone - Dougies ORIGINALLY a cinema back in 1910, Dougies went on to become a hugely important nightclub in the black music scene from 1983 until its closure in 2007... The club was first opened in 1983 by Mr. Irvine Douglas who had previously owned a pop... Read more...

Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio

Masters of the Airwaves: Pirate radio The book tells the story of the birth of black music radio in Britain in the seventies. It starts out with a few black music shows on legal radio, leading on to the black music pirate radio boom, and culminating with legal, black music radi... Read more...

Case Study Motherland

Case Study Motherland An epic film - shot in Britain, Africa, the Caribbean and America - which follows the first ever descendants of African slaves as they 'return' to Africa armed with the science that will finally enable them to rediscover their lost African ... Read more...

Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum

Keep Mary Seacole on the National Curriculum A new campaign is calling on the community to sign a petition opposing the government's proposals to remove Mary Seacole from the National Curriculum. Campaigners are opposed to the government's moves and wish to see Mary Seacole retained s... Read more...

Award Walter Tull the Military Cross

Award Walter Tull the Military Cross The petition calls upon David Cameron to posthumously award Walter Tull the Military Cross for which he was recommended. Walter Tull was the first Black officer in the British Army. He was also Britain’s first Black professional footballer ... Read more...

Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview

Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Interview Akyaaba Addai-Sebo is responsible for putting forward the concept of a Black History Month in Britain, into what we recognise today, and is celebrated throughout the country. What follows is an edited version of an interview with Kubara Zam... Read more...

Tracing Your Family Heritage

Tracing Your Family Heritage Family Genealogy in the black community is a difficult and painful process. The impact of slavery still has a mental, physical and socio economic impact on the sustainability of families. The African tradition of the family history and gene... Read more...

Alex Haley - Roots

Alex Haley - Roots The History of Roots I decided to write a book. My own ancestors’ would automatically also be a symbolic saga of all African-descent people-who are without exception the seeds of someone like Kunta who was born and grew up in some black ... Read more...

Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum

Yes! Inclusion on National Curriculum After launching the successful website and campaign of the 100 Great Black Britons over 10 years ago where Marcy Seacole was voted the Greatest Black Briton by the public, Michael Grove, Secretary State for Education wanted to remove her fr... Read more...

Harlesden Routes

Harlesden Routes Harlesden Routes is a free family history programme which will run between January to March 2013 to support local people in taking the first steps in learning and researching their family history. We are looking for committed individuals wh... Read more...

Black History Month - Origins

Black History Month - Origins The conception and notion of Black Ephemera describes not only the process and how negatives images were created but also how they can be challenged and provide positive and alternative perspectives. This is why the creation and development... Read more...

Who do you think you are?

Who do you think you are? Local residents from the Harlesden Routes family history programme went to Olympia in London on Saturday 23 February 2013 to attend the popular BBC1 TV family history show Who do you think you are. Read more...
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