Press cuttings recording the presence of Black people in Britain

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Press cuttings recording the presence of Black people in Britain.This collection consists of a variety of original and photographic press cuttings.

Subjects covered in the press cuttings include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Jazz
  • Black theatre
  • Boxing
  • Civil rights
  • Black literature
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Police and the community
  • Business
  • Fashion

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research but is currently stored offsite. Readers are strongly urged to contact Black Cultural Archives in advance of their visit. For material that is stored off-site, advance notice of at least a week is needed in order to retrieve this material.

The reading room is open for access to archive materials Wednesdays-Fridays, 10am-4pm. The reading room is also open late every second Thursday of the month, 1pm-7pm.

Please email the archivist to book an appointment archives@bcaheritage.org.uk