Useful Black History Month Resources and Organisations
Black History Month is held every October in the UK. See below for useful Black History Month Resources for teaching, research and studies on the Caribbean.
▾ Black History Websites and Magazines
Anti Slavery Website
Anti-Slavery International has produced teaching resources to raise awareness and encourage the study of the Transatlantic Slave Trade or Maafa
BIS Publications is a UK based publishing house specialising in multicultural fiction and non-fiction children books.
Black History Month
Black History Month Website with year round event listings.
Black History Month UK
Talent Media’s bHM Magazine
Website with articles and information on black history in England.
Brycchan Carey academic and author specialising in the history and culture of slavery and abolition in the British Empire.
100 Great Black Britons
Information and articles dedicated to the history and achievement of the African and Caribbean community in the UK.
▾ Museums, Archives and Databases
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
Contains data on more than 35,000 slaving voyages completed between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Legacies of British Slave-ownership
The umbrella for two projects based at UCL tracing the impact of slave-ownership on the formation of modern Britain.
Norfolk Black History Month
Highlighting the heritage of the growing Black communities in Norfolk
Find out more about Bristol’s role in the transatlantic slave trade
The Royal Society
The role of black people in the history of the Royal Society and in the development of science.
Museum in Docklands
Hosting permanent exhibitions and collections at the Docklands Museum in West India Quay London.
Horniman Museum & Garden
Visit the family friendly attraction in South London The Museum & Gardens
London’s Transport Museum
London’s Transport Museum in Covent Garden Piazza hosts galleries, exhibitions and displays illustrating the past, present and future of transport in London.
Black Cultural Archives
An archive collection of Black British history in Windrush Square, Brixton, open to all ages with workshops, activities, exhibitions and events.
National Maritime Museum
Browse the collections National Maritime Museum, in Greenwich.
▾ Black History Month Teaching Resources
A web site for research resources relating to Caribbean Studies and the history of Black and Asian peoples in the UK
Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies
Centre for Caribbean Studies and its historically interdependent links with the UK and the world.
How to teach Black History Month
On the Guardian Teacher Network you can find useful resources linked to Black History Month
International Slavery Museum
International Slavery Museum teachers pack (pdf) Teaching about slavery, the transatlantic slave trade and abolition.
Black History of Britain Timeline teaching resource