The Politics of Music: Steel Pulse and Handsworth Revolution

The Politics of Music: Steel Pulse and Handsworth Revolution takes place on Thursday 20 July, 7.00pm-9.00pm. Steel Pulse is a pioneering and award-winning reggae band that exploded onto the British music scene in the 1970s. Adopting the political messages of Jamaican roots reggae, Steel Pulse helped create a musical platform for British reggae bands to comment […]

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 […]