100 Great Black Britons

100 Great Black Britons

15 March 2020

A response in 2004 to a BBC campaign naming only Freddie Mercury as a person of colour among “100 Greatest Britons”.

ACAS

ACAS

18 April 2020

Free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law.

Adinkra.org

Adinkra.org

18 April 2020

This site provides a guide to a range of Adinkra symbols which are named using Twi, the language of the Asante people of Ghana.

African Arguments

African Arguments

18 April 2020

Pan-African platform for news and opinion. Analyses issues facing Africa and investigates the stories that matter with diverse voices.

African Origins

African Origins

18 April 2020

The historical origins of Africans transported in the slave trade and details of thousands of Africans liberated in the 19th century.

Afridiziak Theatre News

Afridiziak Theatre News

18 April 2020

An online publication, celebrating African-Caribbean theatre. It is a guide to the latest news, reviews and interviews.

Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust

Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust

18 April 2020

The life stories of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities in Manchester, including oral histories and school resources.

Americans Who Tell The Truth

Americans Who Tell The Truth

2 July 2020

This website focuses on people who courageously address issues of social, environmental, and economic fairness. This portrait gallery with biographies introduces inspirational American citizens.

Anti-apartheid Movement Archives

Anti-apartheid Movement Archives

2 July 2020

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.

Art UK

Art UK

18 April 2020

An online collaboration between over 3,200 British institutions with the aim of making art available to everyone.

Atlanta Black Star

Atlanta Black Star

18 April 2020

Empowering narratives to enlighten; for all people of African descent and everyone who adheres to our culture.

Autograph

Autograph

18 April 2020

Shares the work of artists who use photography and film to highlight issues of identity, human rights and social justice.

Autograph ABP

Autograph ABP

18 April 2020

The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles is a collection of photographic portraiture highlighting Black presence prior to 1948.

BAMEed

BAMEed

5 August 2020

A website that is working towards an education sector that is reflective of society. This includes a suggestion of books on diversity.

Black Central Europe

Black Central Europe

1 May 2020

Through historical investigation this website aims to challenge the assumption that the Black Diaspora in Europe are a new presence.

Black Coal Miners

Black Coal Miners

18 April 2020

An oral history archive capturing the recollections of coal miners of African Caribbean heritage.

Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives

18 April 2020

The national repository of Black history and culture in the UK, holding an archive focusing on African and Caribbean descendants.

Black Plays Archive

Black Plays Archive

18 April 2020

An online catalogue for the first professional production of every African, Caribbean and Black British play produced in Britain.

Black Research Central

Black Research Central

5 August 2020

Black Research Central is dedicated to learning, sharing information and inspiring ‘Black’ people worldwide. The stories are told by people with a lived perspective.

Black Youth Project

Black Youth Project

18 April 2020

Explores what young black Americans think about the political, cultural, and sexual choices confronting their peer group.

Black, African and Asian Therapy Network

Black, African and Asian Therapy Network

2 July 2020

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.

Bristol Radical History Group

Bristol Radical History Group

18 April 2020

Opens the ‘hidden’ history of Bristol and the West Country to scrutiny and challenges some ideas about historical events.

British Library

British Library

3 June 2020

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.

British Online Archives

British Online Archives

18 April 2020

Access to primary sourced documents in humanities and social sciences (including colonial and slave trade).

Charity So White

Charity So White

1 May 2020

Originating from #CharitySoWhite the organisation is taking the lead on tackling and rooting out racism in the charity sector.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice

18 April 2020

Provide people with the knowledge and confidence they need to help them to address their problem.

Covid Files

Covid Files

5 August 2020

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.

Decolonial Atlas

Decolonial Atlas

5 August 2020

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.

Design Indaba

Design Indaba

18 April 2020

This is an online publication committed to a better world through creativity.

Everyday Muslim

Everyday Muslim

18 April 2020

A long-term project which aims to create a central archive of Muslim lives, arts, education and cultures from across the UK.

Experience Africa

Experience Africa

18 April 2020

Promotes social and economic development within Africa, and strengthen relations between cultural groups and nation states.

Face2face

Face2face

18 April 2020

New York organisation aiming to reshape the pan-African narrative by amplifying the global voices of Black people.

Freedmen’s Bureau Project

Freedmen’s Bureau Project

18 April 2020

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.

Getty Images

Getty Images

2 July 2020

This website holds the world’s largest photo library organised as exhibitions, photographic galleries and collections.

Google Art & Culture – B.C.A.

Google Art & Culture – B.C.A.

3 June 2020

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.

History of Black Footballers

History of Black Footballers

18 April 2020

This is a resource that mainly focuses on Walter Tull and Arthur Wharton. It provides a multimedia platform with lesson activities.

Historycal Roots

Historycal Roots

18 April 2020

Raises awareness of Black and mixed heritage people who have played a part in shaping society. Collaborations on Windrush publications.

Institute for Black Atlantic Research

Institute for Black Atlantic Research

18 April 2020

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.

Institute of Race Relations

Institute of Race Relations

18 April 2020

The IRR analyses institutionalised racism in Britain and the rest of Europe. It seeks to reflect the experiences of those who suffer racial oppression.

International Slavery Museum

International Slavery Museum

18 April 2020

The International Slavery Museum highlights the international importance of slavery, both in a historic and contemporary context.

Jeffrey Green

Jeffrey Green

18 April 2020

Focuses on the activities of Black people in Britain circa 1830-1940 derived from a personal collection of images and documents.

Library of Congress

Library of Congress

18 April 2020

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.

Make it Plain

Make it Plain

18 April 2020

A site dedicated to publishing unapologetically Black perspectives on the world. It is run by the Harambee Organisation of Black Unity.

Media Diversified

Media Diversified

18 April 2020

An independent digital media publication running from 2013 to 2019 which offered a platform for new writers promoting discussion about diversity.

Medium: Threads of Solidarity

Medium: Threads of Solidarity

18 April 2020

Medium covers a broad array of subjects mainly on contemporary issues. It has many threads which can be followed.

Mining in Africa

Mining in Africa

18 April 2020

Gives an overview of Africa’s natural mined resources such as diamond, oil, natural gas, copper, gold, coal and cobalt, and their practical applications.

Mix-d: Museum

Mix-d: Museum

3 June 2020

The website aims to share accounts of first-hand experiences and social perceptions of racial mixing in 20th century Britain.

Museum of British Colonialism

Museum of British Colonialism

18 April 2020

Focuses on the Kenyan Mau Mau Emergency (1952-1960). It addresses gaps in the historical narratives of this period.

New Books Network

New Books Network

18 April 2020

A consortium of author-interview podcast channels dedicated to raising the level of public discourse.

Our Migration Story

Our Migration Story

18 April 2020

Website presenting the often untold stories of the generations of migrants who came to and shaped the British Isles.

Own it!

Own it!

3 June 2020

This site publishes and produces powerful, original and authentic stories across books, music, art and film.

Pan African Thought

Pan African Thought

18 April 2020

Pan African Thought aims to create a fairer, more equal society for people of African descent by influencing policy.

Race Reflections

Race Reflections

18 April 2020

Encourages conversations around issues such as the impact of social injustice, inequality and mental health.

Real World Records

Real World Records

18 April 2020

Real World Records was founded by WOMAD and Peter Gabriel to provide access and a platform for talented artists from around the world.

Resistance Lab

Resistance Lab

5 August 2020

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. 

Runaway Slaves Database

Runaway Slaves Database

18 April 2020

A searchable database of runaway slaves in Eighteenth-Century Britain created from over 800 newspaper advertisements placed by masters and owners.

Runnymede Trust

Runnymede Trust

18 April 2020

An independent race equality think tank which generate intelligence for a multi-ethnic Britain through research, network building, leading debate and policy engagement.

Show Racism the Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card

11 September 2020

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.

Sickle Cell Society

Sickle Cell Society

18 April 2020

The organisation aims to educate health carers and other professionals about the condition to enable individuals to have good quality care.

Slave Voyages

Slave Voyages

18 April 2020

Explores the dispersal of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic world through an interactive ‘digital memorial’ website.

Spark & Co

Spark & Co

1 May 2020

A resource hub of links and information in response to the impact of COVID-19 on people of BAME background.

The British Blacklist

The British Blacklist

18 April 2020

The British Blacklist is an online platform which celebrates African & Caribbean creative professionals on the Screen and Stage, in Sound and Literature.

The Counted

The Counted

5 August 2020

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 National Archives: Africa

The National Archives: Africa

2 July 2020

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.

They Work For You

They Work For You

3 June 2020

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.

Truthout

Truthout

18 April 2020

Independent reports and commentary on a diverse range of social justice issues. It works on principles of accuracy and transparency.

Ubele

Ubele

1 May 2020

Ubele provides support and resources to a range of community -based organisations through social action, community enterprise development and next generation leadership initiatives.

UCL: The Equiano Centre

UCL: The Equiano Centre

18 April 2020

A centre established for scholars and students to debate new ideas on Black History in Britain, and theories of race and racism.

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

18 April 2020

Museum based in London holding a variety of articles with African references. Their website has articles relating to their collection.

Wired UK

Wired UK

18 April 2020

Wired UK features articles on science, culture and business with analysis that predicts change.

World Atlas

World Atlas

18 April 2020

A website that allows you to explore most places in the world with many associated facts.

Young Historians Project

Young Historians Project

18 April 2020

A project formed by young people to encourage and develop young historians of African and Caribbean heritage in Britain.

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