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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thank-you to Vivek Malhotra

We, at Black Cultural Archives, say a fond farewell to Vivek Malhotra at the project to create our the future. Dawn Hill, Chair, Black Cultural Archives

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.

Introducing Dawn Hill, new Chair of Black Cultural Archives

In January Dawn Hill, a long standing member of the with her at her home in Brixton Hill as she recounts her early days at Black Cultural Archives.