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.
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.
What did it mean to be black and British in the Caribbean in the 20th century?
Police brutality and stop-and-search are yet another legacy of Empire.
How the Nazi persecution of Jews shaped the African-American freedom struggle.
Is a united Africa, freed from the legacy of colonialism, possible? The Pan-African movement has been advocated by many different voices, underpinned by a belief in the common destiny in the peoples of Africa.