The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers | VICE United Kingdom

Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers / Photos: Neil Kenlock / The BBP's Darcus Howe. Its important for Black people to tell their own story/s, to teach their stories with empowering purpose and truth.

UK: Mary Seacole (1805-1881) the pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottiedolls #herstory

Mary Jane Seacole – 14 May sometimes known as Mother Seacole or Mary Grant, was a Jamaican nurse best known for her involvement in the Crimean War. She set up and operated boarding houses in Panama and the Crimea to assist in her desire to tre

Pictured in 1866 is the junction of Steep Steet and Trenchard Street in Bristol

Incredible photos reveal what life was like in the 19th century

More than black and white British photos are published for the first time together. They show people dealing with flooding, factory word and the war effort.

The first public statue of a black woman in England, Bronze Woman was the brainchild of a black woman: Guyanese poet and local resident Cécile Nobrega.  Based on and named after her own poem, Bronze Woman took 10 years of planning, fundraising and determination by Nobrega and other groups and individuals who wanted to mark the struggles faced by Afro-Caribbean women, as well as their contribution to society.

The first public statue of a black woman in England, Bronze Woman was the brainchild of a black woman: Guyanese poet and local resident Cécile Nobrega. Based on and named after her own poem, Bronze Woman took 10 years of planning, fundraising and determi

London, during the Blitz, June 1941.

A woman drinking tea in the aftermath of a German bombing raid during the London Blitz. 52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever

PC Norwell Gumbs Roberts - London’s first Black policeman . Sept. 1968. Over time he grew so tired of the notoriety that he changed his last name.

From the archive, 8 June 1973: Copper with a special talent

Britain's first black policeman PC Norwell Gumbs (later changed his name to Norwell Roberts) directing traffic, 1968

Actual photo of The Great King Shaka Zulu

An old century photograph of a Zulu warrior - The Zulu people, Zulu Tribe and legendary King Shaka Zulu

Trebor Fruit Salads & Black Jacks   used to be 4 for a penny

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Trebor Fruit Salads & Black Jacks used to be 4 for a penny at Yellows sweet shop on the corner !

#10 Downing Street Prime Minister's official residence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_Downing_Street https://www.gov.uk/government/history/10-downing-street

Door of 10 Downing Street. The official residence of the Prime Minister in London.

'Let me tell you first of all, I have zero interest in Beyoncé' - Heather Agyepong speaks to Beverley Bryan, a former Black Panther, about the female Black Panthers of Brixton.

The Forgotten Story Of The Women Behind The British Black Panthers

Who were the Black Panther Party? What is the legacy of the Black Panthers? What have the Black Panthers got to do with Beyonce? Heather Agyepong speaks to Beverley Bryan, a former Black Panther, about the female Black Panthers of Brixton.

Cosh Boys in Notting Hill, London in 1954 wearing finger-tip length jackets of a style which immediately preceded Teddy Boy style. Note the chain attached to the belt loop, which was a direct influence from the Zoot Suit.  Following on from the Spivs and during the early 1950's some teenage gangs started to appear in the East End of London and they became known as Cosh Boys.

Cosh Boys in Notting Hill, London in 1954 wearing finger-tip length jackets of a style which immediately preceded Teddy Boy style. Note the chain attached to the belt loop, which was a direct influence from the Zoot Suit.

Lodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, c1900. Many of the poorest…

I reference Paternoster in SIS. Lodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, Many of the poorest people had to sleep in such overcrowded common houses for about per night.

She Rockers (London Rap/Dance Crew), Shepherd’s Bush Green, London, 1988

Normski, 'She Rockers (London/Rap/Dance Crew) Shepherds Bush Green, London, Museum no. © Normski/ Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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