Chuka Umunna MP welcomes three heroes of the anti-apartheid struggle

Chuka Umunna MP today welcomed three heroes of the anti-apartheid struggle, Ahmed Kathrada and Denis Goldberg, along with Maki Mandela — Nelson Mandela’s eldest daughter, to Streatham and Black Cultural Archives. [left to right: Paul Reid (Black Cultural Archives Director); Sello Mlangeni (Andrew Mlangeni’s son); Mpumi Mlangeni (Andrew Mlangeni granddaughter); Denis Goldberg; Maki Mandela; Chuka […]

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Violin Sonata no.9

Thursday 25 February, 7.00pm-8.30pm George Bridgtower, an 18th century virtuoso violinist of African descent, whose skills astonished his contemporaries and his remarkable talents even inspired Beethovento compose for him the work, later known as the Kreutzer Sonata. Yet, much of the discussion of his career is recycled information, and often misinformation, that is decades, and […]

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Cafe Club Late presents Love and Hip Hop

Thursday 11 rejoice in Magero. Tickets are £10, £7 concession.   Presented in collaboration with

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Activism in Action: Friday 5 & Saturday 13 February

Organisation of Black Unity, and co-chair of the Black Studies Association. Help Fill the Missing Pages of Black History on Wikipedia! Saturday 13 February, 10.00am-1.00pm & 2.00pm-4.00pm Free, booking is essential Want to learn how to add the missing pages of Black history to Wikipedia? Join our Wikipedia training workshop and learn how to create […]

Black Cultural Archives working with BBC Two on A Black History of Britain

  Black Cultural Archives will be working with BBC Two to broadcast ambitious new series telling a Black History of Britain written and presented by acclaimed historian and broadcaster David Olusoga. A Black History of Britain is a fresh approach to history and a lively national event demonstrating how black history has shaped our world. […]

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Black Cultural Archives Announces The University of Law as a Sponsor for the “Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture”.

Following the recent launch of the “Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship”, we are pleased to announce that The University of Law will be a Sponsor for the “Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture” held during Black History Month in October 2016. Due to The University of Law’s sponsorship, there will be two Scholarships awarded in […]

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Black Cultural Archives Vice Chair Elected a Fellow of The Royal Society Of Arts

  Our Vice Chair Miranda Brawn, has had the illustrious honour of being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). It is more commonly known as the Royal Society of Arts or RSA. This is in recognition of her outstanding contribution to community work and diversity […]

Black Cultural Archives Announces the “Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship”

     Black Cultural Archives  is proud to announce the “Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship” – an Annual Scholarship for young Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME) future leaders to pursue their education in the UK. Following the recent launch of the “Black Cultural Archives in the City” Diversity Initiative in October 2015,  in partnership with our […]

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BCA In the City

On Wednesday 14 October 2015 at global legal firm Fasken Martineau LLP, Chuka Umunna MP gave a keynote speech as patron for Black Cultural Archives, at the launch of our fundraising event, BCA in the City generously sponsored by Fasken. Led by Black Cultural Archives’ Vice-Chair and diversity expert Miranda K. Brawn, Chuka Umunna MP introduced a panel of speakers […]