Black Cultural Archives

A celebration of Black History is a celebration of British History

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Black Cultural Archives

Telling the story of the Black British experience

The story of the Windrush generation

Caribbean communities in post-war Britain

Explore the archives through time

Making a movement

How the Black community became empowered in the 1970s and 80s

Culture in the capital

The spirit of Notting Hill Carnival

A celebration of Caribbean culture

State of the art

Spotlight on: Artist Rudi Patterson

A self-propelled star of London's swinging 60s

Zoom into the details

Discover Patterson's tiny details and brushstrokes, up close

Culture goes pop

The evolution of Black sound

Black performing artists who brought the distinct rhythms of Africa and the Caribbean to the UK

On the same page

Black British literature and poetry

Celebrating forgotten figures

Keeping it in the family

Finding our roots

Explore a selection of objects from the archive

For the community, by the community

Explore the BCA

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