Black History Month in the UK is celebrated in October

Dr Nicola Rollock

If you would like to attend the lecture, please email Lena Calvert, NUJ equality officerat When: Monday 28th October 2013, 7pm Where: Thomson Reuters HQ, Auditorium, 1st Floor, 30 South Colonnade, Thomson Reuters, Canary Wharf, London E14 5EP Race and racism in a post-racial age: 20 years on since the murder of Stephen

From the Magi to Miss LaLa Individuals of African Ancestry in Western Art Jan Marsh 29 October 2013, 1.00-1.45 Lunchtime Talk, Sainsbury Wing Lecture Theatre, National Gallery Admission free Figures portrayed in Western art- whether mythical or historical – are predominantly fair-skinned. Yet people of African ancestry have lived in

A reading list of books related to the ongoing Black presence in Britain, Slavery, colonialism and black Settlement in the U.K The list is by no means exhaustive! Books about Black British History Staying Power-The History of Black people in Britain by Peter Fryer (Pluto Press 1984) Black England-Life before


It was during the War of Independence in the colony of America that Britain gained herself these unlikely allies. Black loyalists fought for Britain against the American colonists. Free blacks were joined by thousands of slaves who had been promised freedom and land by Britain if they joined in this