A response in 2004 to a BBC campaign naming only Freddie Mercury as a person of colour among “100 Greatest Britons”.
Free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law.
This site provides a guide to a range of Adinkra symbols which are named using Twi, the language of the Asante people of Ghana.
Pan-African platform for news and opinion. Analyses issues facing Africa and investigates the stories that matter with diverse voices.
The historical origins of Africans transported in the slave trade and details of thousands of Africans liberated in the 19th century.
Archives life stories of people of African descent in Hull and East Yorkshire from 1750s to 2007, including oral histories.
An online publication, celebrating African-Caribbean theatre. It is a guide to the latest news, reviews and interviews.
The life stories of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities in Manchester, including oral histories and school resources.
This website focuses on people who courageously address issues of social, environmental, and economic fairness. This portrait gallery with biographies introduces inspirational American citizens.
A resource detailing the Anti-apartheid movement 1959-1994 against attacks in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Angola. It shows how thousands of people all over Britain took part in anti-apartheid activities.
An online collaboration between over 3,200 British institutions with the aim of making art available to everyone.
Empowering narratives to enlighten; for all people of African descent and everyone who adheres to our culture.
Shares the work of artists who use photography and film to highlight issues of identity, human rights and social justice.
The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles is a collection of photographic portraiture highlighting Black presence prior to 1948.
A website that is working towards an education sector that is reflective of society. This includes a suggestion of books on diversity.
Through historical investigation this website aims to challenge the assumption that the Black Diaspora in Europe are a new presence.
An oral history archive capturing the recollections of coal miners of African Caribbean heritage.
The national repository of Black history and culture in the UK, holding an archive focusing on African and Caribbean descendants.
An online catalogue for the first professional production of every African, Caribbean and Black British play produced in Britain.
Black Research Central is dedicated to learning, sharing information and inspiring ‘Black’ people worldwide. The stories are told by people with a lived perspective.
Explores what young black Americans think about the political, cultural, and sexual choices confronting their peer group.
An independent psychotherapy organisation working mainly with Black, African, South Asian and Caribbean people. They aim to redress the inequality of access by working with specialists and the oppressed from those heritage groups to undo the impact of racism on mental health.
Opens the ‘hidden’ history of Bristol and the West Country to scrutiny and challenges some ideas about historical events.
The Black Britain and Asian Britain section offers many resources for the study of Black and Asian history, politics, culture and creative arts in Britain. The collections reflect race, empire and post-colonialism.
Access to primary sourced documents in humanities and social sciences (including colonial and slave trade).
Originating from #CharitySoWhite the organisation is taking the lead on tackling and rooting out racism in the charity sector.
Provide people with the knowledge and confidence they need to help them to address their problem.
The site is a repository of published material designed to raise awareness about social inequalities created or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. It offers links to current academic research, government reports, think pieces, webinars, news articles and other media sources.
This hosts a growing collection of maps which helps to challenge our relationships with the land, people, and state. Many of the maps relate to the demography and distributions relating to Black issues.
This is an online publication committed to a better world through creativity.
A long-term project which aims to create a central archive of Muslim lives, arts, education and cultures from across the UK.
Promotes social and economic development within Africa, and strengthen relations between cultural groups and nation states.
New York organisation aiming to reshape the pan-African narrative by amplifying the global voices of Black people.
A searchable database of African Americans in the Civil War era via the recorded names of those helped to make the transition from slavery to citizenship.
This website holds the world’s largest photo library organised as exhibitions, photographic galleries and collections.
Formed through a collaboration between Black Cultural Archives and Google Art & Culture to bring together its collection of images, artefacts and artworks online to preserve these histories.
This is a resource that mainly focuses on Walter Tull and Arthur Wharton. It provides a multimedia platform with lesson activities.
Raises awareness of Black and mixed heritage people who have played a part in shaping society. Collaborations on Windrush publications.
The Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR) focuses on African Atlantic studies particularly in the Schools of Humanities and Social Science, Art, Design and Fashion.
The IRR analyses institutionalised racism in Britain and the rest of Europe. It seeks to reflect the experiences of those who suffer racial oppression.
The International Slavery Museum highlights the international importance of slavery, both in a historic and contemporary context.
Focuses on the activities of Black people in Britain circa 1830-1940 derived from a personal collection of images and documents.
Peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on psychology in promotion of social justice.
The Born in Slavery collection are slave narratives from 1936 to 1938 with over 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
A site dedicated to publishing unapologetically Black perspectives on the world. It is run by the Harambee Organisation of Black Unity.
An independent digital media publication running from 2013 to 2019 which offered a platform for new writers promoting discussion about diversity.
Medium covers a broad array of subjects mainly on contemporary issues. It has many threads which can be followed.
Gives an overview of Africa’s natural mined resources such as diamond, oil, natural gas, copper, gold, coal and cobalt, and their practical applications.
The website aims to share accounts of first-hand experiences and social perceptions of racial mixing in 20th century Britain.
Focuses on the Kenyan Mau Mau Emergency (1952-1960). It addresses gaps in the historical narratives of this period.
This is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history and culture.
A consortium of author-interview podcast channels dedicated to raising the level of public discourse.
Website presenting the often untold stories of the generations of migrants who came to and shaped the British Isles.
This site publishes and produces powerful, original and authentic stories across books, music, art and film.
Pan African Thought aims to create a fairer, more equal society for people of African descent by influencing policy.
Encourages conversations around issues such as the impact of social injustice, inequality and mental health.
Real World Records was founded by WOMAD and Peter Gabriel to provide access and a platform for talented artists from around the world.
A data repository compiled by experts in the fields of anthropology, community organising, criminology, data science, history, programming, sociology, statistics and youth work identify the issues doing the most harm to the structurally disadvantaged communities.
A searchable database of runaway slaves in Eighteenth-Century Britain created from over 800 newspaper advertisements placed by masters and owners.
An independent race equality think tank which generate intelligence for a multi-ethnic Britain through research, network building, leading debate and policy engagement.
SRtRC is the UK’s largest anti-racism educational charity established by the former Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop. He uses his platform and other high profile professional players to help tackle racism in society through educational workshops.
The organisation aims to educate health carers and other professionals about the condition to enable individuals to have good quality care.
Explores the dispersal of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic world through an interactive ‘digital memorial’ website.
A resource hub of links and information in response to the impact of COVID-19 on people of BAME background.
The British Blacklist is an online platform which celebrates African & Caribbean creative professionals on the Screen and Stage, in Sound and Literature.
An interactive site, by the Guardian, counting the number of people killed by police and other law enforcement agencies in the United States throughout 2015-16. It monitors their demographics and how they died.
The World through a Lens (Africa-CO 1069 series) section is a diverse collection of images with a rich variety of content. The archives have been housed there with little information attached about the people or content, so the public are invited to comment and share their knowledge.
A partnership between The National Archives and Black and Asian Studies Association.
This site takes official parliamentary data and adds features that make them easier to understand. It provides information about MPs, what they say in Parliament and how they vote.
Independent reports and commentary on a diverse range of social justice issues. It works on principles of accuracy and transparency.
Ubele provides support and resources to a range of community -based organisations through social action, community enterprise development and next generation leadership initiatives.
A centre established for scholars and students to debate new ideas on Black History in Britain, and theories of race and racism.
A presentation of the entire history of the African continent from the pre-colonial era.
Interdisciplinary research in the area of the transmission of black cultures around the Atlantic.
Museum based in London holding a variety of articles with African references. Their website has articles relating to their collection.
Wired UK features articles on science, culture and business with analysis that predicts change.
Short interviews with people who were there at key moments in black and civil rights history.
A website that allows you to explore most places in the world with many associated facts.
A project formed by young people to encourage and develop young historians of African and Caribbean heritage in Britain.