How has the writing of Black British histories functioned as both a form of historical analysis and a voice of radical oppositional politics? Caroline Bressey, Meleisa Ono-George, and Sadiah Qureshi – three of the editors of History Workshop Journal‘s new Virtual Special Issue on Black British Histories – discuss that question with Marybeth Hamilton in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.

An extract from the 60ft-long Westminster Tournament Roll (1511). It shows six trumpeters, one of whom is Black and is almost certainly the musician John Blanke. Wikimedia Commons.

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