Black History Month

Diversify the Culture you Consume

Black History Month (1-31 October) is a nationwide celebration of African and Caribbean culture, arts and history, which recognises the achievements and contributions of Black people to British society. Please visit the the links below to see media and art recommendations from our members for those seeking to diversify the culture in their lives. You can also find links to anti-racism resources and information about key historical events in Britain. This page is a work in progress and we will periodically continue to add new links and information, so please visit it again soon.

As mentioned, our branch officers have put together several lists of some of the best black music, literature and inspirational people from the past and present. Click here to find out more and diversify the culture you consume.

If you’re on the lookout for great music, look no further – here’s a list of 31 iconic black albums from the past 50 years.

Read about the Bristol Bus Boycott, a pivotal moment in UK Black history.

And here’s a useful list of anti-racism resources.

For more information about Black History Month, please visit: https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/