Remembering Darcus Howe

On Saturday 1 April 2017, Black rights and leading anti-racist activist, Darcus Howe (1943-2017) passed away. Following the sad event, Black Cultural Archives invited the community to pay tribute to the formidable Darcus Howe and his lifelong commitment to fight social and racial injustice and inequality. Hundreds gathered together in BCA’s Courtyard and spilling out onto […]

Is Britain ready for a Black Prime Minister?

Is Britain ready for a Black Prime Minister? Friday 18 November, 7.00pm-9.00pm The election of Barack Obama as President of the Unites States of America marked the beginning of nation and world-wide celebrations as many rejoiced in witnessing the election of America’s first Black President.  More than any other election, Obama’s ascendency to office was […]

Boiler Room and Black Cultural Archives present #BRxBLM

Monday 15 August, 12.00pm – 1.30pm. Live broadcast: blrrm.tv/blm-uk In the wake of the fifth anniversary of the infamous on @boilerroomtv @bcaheritage #BRxBLM Line up includes: Novelist, Big Narstie, Sian Anderson, Darcus Howe, Cecile Emeke, Ayishat Akanbi + more. Follow Boiler Room: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/boilerroom.tv/ Instagram: @boilerroomtv Follow Black Cultural Archives: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bcaheritage Instagram: @bcaheritage

Staying Power: Black Britain on Screen Monday 8 June – Saturday 25 July

Staying Power: Black Britain on Screen Black Cultural Archives Film Festival 2015 In partnership with Ritzy Picturehouse Cinema Monday 8 June – Saturday 25 July This summer, Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives in partnership with Ritzy Picturehouse present Staying Power: Black Britain On Screen.  Inspired by BCA’s current Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s […]

Second Coming Film Screening + Q&A, and live performance from TY

  Monday 8 June, 6.30pm at Ritzy Picturehouse Cinema Black Cultural Archives is pleased to announce its 2015 film season, in partnership with Ritzy Cinema. The season launches on Monday 8 June with a special presentation of Second Coming, the highly acclaimed debut film by playwright debbie tucker green, starring Idris Elba (patron of Black Cultural Archives) and Nadine Marshall. Join […]