How does writing a community-engaged history of the Rastafari in Britain challenge the white-dominated production of history and demand new methodologies? Aleema Gray explores her dual position, as an ‘outsider from within’: a Black historian researching Black community histories.
Tag: Black History
The Young Historians Project (YHP) is a youth-driven initiative, centring young Black people in the production of Black history in Britain. Find out about their latest project, documenting the experiences of African women in the British Health System (1930-2000).
‘It soon come’, runs the refrain in Linton Kwesi Johnson’s 1974 poem ‘Time Come’. Date 06 Jun 2019, 18:30 to 06 Jun 2019, 20:00 Venue Arts 2 Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS Booking Here ‘It soon come / look out! look […]
As Black films begin to take more spotlight in Hollywood, Owen Walsh examines the historical – and ongoing – connection between Black cinema and radical politics.
Following the ground-breaking Royal Historical Society report on Race, Ethnicity & Equality, one of the Report’s co-authors, Jonathan Saha, responds to criticism and calls for change.
In light of the recent “Windrush scandal”, Kennetta Hammond Perry asks what aspects of British history are extolled, and which facets remain illegible in popular renditions of the Windrush narrative – and offers up alternative “usable pasts” to understand Black people’s relationship to British citizenship.
Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 13-15 October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution.
We have to rethink history. We have to question it and change paradigms to make our national history more inclusive.
History teacher Dan Lyndon-Cohen responds to the latest proposals for the National Curriculum in History.
The histories of Black and minority ethnic women who served with the Allied Forces during the Second World War by Dr Jo Stanley