If you enjoyed Anne M Powers’s talk about her book “A Parcel of Ribbons” then you might like to visit her website. For those who weren’t able to attend the talk, the website gives a flavour of what you missed!
The FGSJ is pleased to present an extensive study of the history of the estates of John Tharp of Jamaica by Alan Furness, CMG, along with other related documents.
Melissa York writes in the 22 February issue of the CityAM Living magazine supplement about a recent visit to Jamaica.
The RWA presents a landmark exhibition of Jamaican visual art – the first major exhibition of its kind ever to be held in the UK, co-curated on behalf of the RWA by Kat Anderson and Graeme Mortimer Evelyn. Royal West… Continue Reading
‘Silver padlocks for Blacks or Dogs; collars, etc: Lapdogs, black servants and slavery in the 18th century’ and ‘Slave and Master: Breaking the Chains
The Missing Chapter is a new photographic exhibition at Rivington Place. This is part of The Missing Chapter (2013 – 2016) which is a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
An interesting article published in the New York Times about a Scottish-born photographer who was drawn to Jamaica to explore how his homeland’s wealth was built on the backs of slave labour in the Caribbean.
Black Georgians reveals the everyday lives of Black people in Britain during the Georgian period, 1714-1830. This rich array of historical evidence presents a surprising, sometimes shocking, and inspiring picture of Georgian Britain.
The first major exhibition of Syd Shelton’s photographs are currently on display at Autograph ABP. The images capture one of the most intriguing and contradictory political periods in British post war history. Between 1976 and 1981, the movement Rock Against… Continue Reading
According to David Olusoga, a British-Nigerian historian and broadcaster writing in The Guardian, Black History Month needs a rethink.