In this episode of the podcast, Onyeka joins us to introduce a number of aspiring Africans who made an impact on Georgian society during the 18th century.
You can read Onyeka's article on the subject, Black Equestrians, in the July 2014 issue of History Today.
The only surviving possession known to have belonged to the black Chartist leader, William Cuffay, has been acquired by the Labour History Archive and Study Centre at the People's History Museum in Manchester.
World Cup fever seems to have been with us since modern sport began. It has certainly helped to define and position football as a key measurement of national identification and self-confidence within the nations of the United Kingdom.
Seizing on the opportunity afforded by the 799th anniversary of Magna Carta, David Cameron has sought to counter the Trojan horse scandal by ordering that every school pupil be taught the ‘British values’ enshrined in Magna Carta.
Germany and Portugal will make their debut in the 2014 World Cup later today when they meet in the city of Salvador, Brazil.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of Germany's first World Cup win, as the country (then known as West Germany) defeated a fancied Hungarian side in Switzerland to lift the Jules Rimet trophy. You can watch highlights from the match above, including rarely-seen colour footage beginning at the 0:51 mark.