The spread of Rastafari carried pan-African ideals from rural Jamaica to the world. From its origins in 1930s Kingston, it has espoused a striking message: Africa yes, England no.
Exploring the important, but elusive, diplomatic role played by people of African descent in early modern Europe.
Franco Rosso’s film Babylon presented the lives of Black Londoners in a way few had done before.
A miniature Emancipation Proclamation helped to recruit Black soldiers during the Civil War.
The pioneer of the British civil rights movement is no less significant than his American counterparts.
Two continents and two millennia of extraordinary African Europeans.
How an individual act of resistance in 1850s’ New York led to the desegregation of the city’s transit system.
Nat Turner, leader of one of the most significant rebellions in the antebellum South, was born on 2 October 1800.
The hero of the Haitian Revolution’s lonely death in a French prison cell was not an unfortunate tragedy but a cruel story of deliberate destruction.
The creation of an African American colony was supported by slave holders and abolitionists, but founded by a few dozen black families.