Posted on 26 January 2012.
It’s hard to overestimate the importance of the dancer Josephine Baker in the annals of European Black History in this century. She quite literally changed everything for black artists in Paris, and as a consequence, the world over. Paris was the centre of the artistic and music world at the time Baker exploded onto the ...
Posted in African American History, Black History, Black History Month UK, Black People in Europe, Black Women, Guest Blog Posts
Posted on 24 March 2011.
History classes in the National Curriculum will often gloss over slavery, idolize the efforts of William Wilberforce and study the methods of Martin Luther King’s struggle for civil rights. For many young Black people in Britain, one would argue that it is very easy for them to recall the names of US Civil Rights icons, better ...
Posted in African American History, Black Britain, Black History, Black People in Europe
Posted on 07 October 2010.
Posted in African American History, Black History
Posted on 15 January 2010.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African-American civil rights movement. His main legacy was to secure progress on civil rights in the United States, and he has become a human rights icon: King is recognized as a martyr by two ...
Posted in African History