Obituary: Rudi Patterson

Rudi Patterson, artist of Jamaican heritage, passed on peacefully at the age of 79 on 24 July 2013.  He had struggled bravely with illness and surgery for some years. He died of cancer in a hospice near his Westbourne Park home. He leaves behind his son Orville (“Junior”), who had been his devoted carer along […]

Director’s Letter- May and June

It has been another busy few months at Black Cultural Archives in more ways than one! On the 25th April, Kimberly Keith, one of our trustees, and I had the fortune to catch-up with Lonnie Bunch, founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC),  whilst he was in the UK. It […]