Campaign for Change: BASA and the National Curriculum

With the recently proposed changes in curriculum we have taken the opportunity to highlight the work of the Black and Asian Studies Association (BASA), who have deposited their collection with Black Cultural Archives. BASA began in 1991 as the Association for the Study of African, Caribbean and Asian Culture and History in Britain (ASCACHIB).  The […]

There’s something about Mary: Mary Seacole and the National Curriculum

S.I. Martin, Learning Manager at Black Cultural Archives, considers the implications of Mary Seacole and Olaudah Equiano’s potential removal from the National Curriculum. [caption id=”attachment_1650″ align=”aligncenter” her return from the Crimean war when thousands flocked to Royal Surrey Gardens to raise funds for her during a four day long pageant. Mary Seacole’s is a vitally […]

Black Cultural Archives opposes the proposed removal of Mary Seacole and Olaudah Equiano from the National Curriculum