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Black History Month: Reading

#BHM Reading List


Looking for some reading around Black History Month?

Here's a taster of some of the books on our BHM Reading List

All these books are available in the library catalogue. They span a broad range of topics relating to black British history and we've included several fiction books from a variety of black authors and a wide range of subjects. Enjoy!


>> Explore the full list on our BHM Reading List Online here <<


Once you've worked your way through those, there's more here!

Black British History: Concepts and Debates



See our poster display of reading list recommendations.

Southwark Campus Library in the LSBU Hub - level 02.


BL Social Welfare portal

Breaking free:
Black History Month Britain:
from crisis to liberating action

This collection of articles explores the significance and development of Black History Month. The articles were written during the trans-millennial decades 1990s to 2015 and promote the creative renewal of Black culture in society. 

Read more on the BL Social Welfare portal

BL Archives

Black Britain: archives and manuscripts

They have significant literary archives and manuscripts relating to Black writing in the UK in the 20th and 21st centuries. Collections include:

Read more at the British Library Black Britain: archives and manuscripts website