Black History Month 2019

October is Black History Month and we’ve collected some resources to celebrate. You can get more information and find out about events around the country at or follow the social-media hashtags #BlackHistoryMonth and #BHM

Video playlist

A selection of videos about black identity and history…

Books and ebooks

Windrush stories

A series of articles, videos and other resources exploring race, migration and culture from the British Library archives. CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE.

Britain’s Black Past

Professor Gretchen Gerzina explores a largely unknown past, the lives of black people who settled in Britain in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Click here to listen to this BBC radio programme.

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