Historian Kelly Foster charts the history of archiving Black materials in the UK, the role of the institutions in today’s landscape and the lasting legacy of British imperialism and its impact on archiving Black history in the UK. From the founding of the Black Cultural Archives to the prolific use of modern repositories like wikipedia, Kelly Foster discusses the role of access and digital literacy in creating more open space for participation in the archiving process by members of Black communities.

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An illustration about resistance and Black people. The image includes protestors and activists from different movements in the UK. This includes an illustration of a person from the British Black Panthers who has their fist in the air, students in school uniforms from Pimlico Academy, banners that says "Carnival was born of resistance” and “Solidarity with all asylum seekers & migrants”. As well as a person with a megaphone shouting "Shut down all detention centres!"

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