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Black Cultural Archives quits government body over race report

The Black Cultural Archives (BCA), based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, has quit a government working party on the Windrush scandal over the report of...

Black Cultural Archives chair on leave of absence after sexual misconduct...

Ansel Wong, recently appointed chair of the board of trustees Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has taken voluntary leave of absence as the result of...

First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...

‘If Black Lives Matter to you, donate blood’

South Londoner Brenda Smith has donated blood for sickle cell patients for more than half of her life. For her 40th donation, she hopes...

New chair for Black Cultural Archives

Ansel Wong CBE, a political activist, cultural historian and community leader, is the new chair of the board of trustees of Brixton’s Black Cultural...

Townscape Heritage Initiative – The Black Cultural Archives

The Black Cultural Archives – A home for Black British History, the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving, and celebrating the histories...

Hondo tenants to supply Black Cultural Archives

Two restaurants and four retailers for Brixton’s covered markets will bring the number of active tenants to a record 126, Hondo Enterprises, which runs...

Black Cultural Archives join new government Windrush group

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has accepted a government invitation to join a new Windrush cross-government working group. Home Secretary Priti Patel launched the group...

Fundraising campaign to raise Windrush anchor for monument

Windrush activist Patrick Vernon OBE has launched a fundraising drive to further the campaign to raise the anchor of the Empire Windrush. It would...

Great Black Britons competition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives are backing a national competition launched by the 100 Great Black Britons campaign and supported by Britain’s biggest teachers’ organisation,...

The Poets Corner continues during lockdown

South London’s only weekly poetry event The Poets Corner, an evening of spoken word, is usually in the heart of Brixton every Wednesday. The...

Need to talk? The CommUnion goes online

Poetic Unity, a Brixton based charity founded in 2015 by Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson, better known as Ragz-CV have been looking at how they can...

Charity launches “Quarantine Poems”

Brixton based charity Poetic Unity have been working on services they can provide virtually during lockdown, one of these projects is Quarantine Poems. "In these...

Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...

Windrush scandal compensation meeting

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...

Labour leader hopeful launches campaign in Brixton

Labour Party leadership hopeful Clive Lewis today (10 January) chose Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives for the launch of his campaign. Nominations for a place on...

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