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Black History Month: Sounds and Vision

#BHM Sounds and Vision

TV & Streaming Services

See what's on over the coming month and what to watch

BBC Black History Month: Essential viewing for this week

ITV - The Bridge: Engrossing & personal conversations between influential black figures

Channel 4Black and Proud: A celebration of Black lives and Black culture

Channel 5 - A variety of documentaries celebrating BHM (scroll down the page for BHM)

Netflix - Lots of films, documentaries and dramas - (tend to be US focused)

Other TV channels and streaming services are available :)


Our Top Picks

Moonlight - BBC iPlayer


Peckham's Finest - ITV


  Warrior Women - Channel 4




Black History is Now!
It's on Spotify now - login and enjoy

Black History Apple Playlist

Akala x Black British History
An Introduction Part 1

See Akala's recommended books below

Akala x Black British History
An Introduction Part 2

A conversation spanning centuries and continents.

Emeritus nursing professor Elizabeth Anionwu grew up in care but went on to be named one of the most influential nurses in the history of the NHS. Her career was distinguished by her pioneering work in the understanding of sickle cell disease.

Following her retirement she spent nine years fundraising and campaigning for a statue to Mary Seacole.

Read more about this conversation and those taking part, on the British Library Player website