Black History Month 2020

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Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Routledge History has pulled together an article collection to remember the history and highlight the contributions from the African and Black diaspora.

These articles will be available to read with free-access via this page only until December 31, 2020. 

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Article Title Author(s) Journal Volume & Issue Year
Negotiating Hierarchy and Memory: African and Caribbean Troops from Former British Colonies in London's Imperial Spaces John Siblon The London Journal 41 (3) 2016
Reggae, Rasta and the Role of the Deejay in the Black British Experience William ‘Lez’ Henry Contemporary British History 26 (3) 2012
The Black Presence in the West Midlands, 1650–1918 D I Callaghan Midland History 36 (2) 2011
Defying racial prejudice: Second World War relationships between British women and black GIs and the raising of their offspring Lucy Bland Women's History Review 28 (6) 2019
‘Of equal or of more service’: black soldiers and the British Empire in the mid-eighteenth-century Caribbean Maria Alessandra Bollettino Slavery & Abolition 38 (3) 2017
Remembering Edward Colston: histories of slavery, memory, and black globality Saima Nasar Women's History Review 2020
‘I shall speak out against this and other evils’: African American activism in the British Isles 1865–1903 Hannah-Rose Murray Slavery & Abolition 41 (1) 2020
Manchester antislavery, 1792–1807 Sami Pinarbasi Slavery & Abolition 41 (2) 2020
“We are black folks first”: the black freedom struggle in Rochester, NY and the making of Malcolm X Laura Warren Hill The Sixties 3 (2) 2010
Power is 100 years old: Lerone Bennett Jr., Ebony magazine and the roots of black power James West The Sixties 9 (2) 2016

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