Will Smith visits the national Black heritage centre

Dawn Hill, Black Cultural Archives Chair of the Board of Trustees and Paul Reid, Director, met with Will Smith, Chuka Umunna MP, Dame Tessa Jowell MP, and Councillor Rachel Heywood Cabinet Member, Lambeth Council in Brixton this morning.   Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

Alarm-ing memories: Paul Reid and ‘The Alarm’

This month has been action packed. To start with, we are now recruiting for a Deputy Director and a Marketing, Development and Relationship Manager. These are two very important exciting new posts, you first transmission of a science fiction film on the BBC, so we dedicate this issue to the growing interest in African science […]

Black heritage centre- February update

It has been almost a month since work began and construction works are moving at a rapid pace at the new Black heritage centre. In the coming months, we are that it brings us closer to our long awaited return to Brixton.  

Culture Now – March 2013

Poems of the Underground 19:00-20:00, Sun 17th March 2013 £6 Keats House Poems on the Underground editors and Keats House invite you to join them for a celebration of London Poems, with poets Jo Shapcott, Lorna Goodison and Nii Ayikwei Parkes.   Talk by Selma George Padmore and his partner Dorothy Pizer 18:30, Tue 19th […]

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African Sci-Fi and Female Empowerment

Toyin Agbetu is a writer, educator, artist-activist, and founder of Ligali, the pan African human rights based organisation. Star Wars, Star Trek, Superheroes – when many people think of Science Fiction (Sci-Fi) these are often the first words that come to mind. Mention African Sci-Fi then it often invokes images of Uhuru on the Enterprise, […]

A Graphic Reality: Comic strips in The Alarm magazine

Black Cultural Archives has a large collection of over 200 periodical titles, which contains a mixture of newspapers, magazines and .