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BBC History Project


A 2016 BB2 television series called Black and British - A Forgotten History, traced the history of black people in Britain. Following on from this, a series of plaques are being erected around Britain commemorating black people and events through the ages.

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Bill Richmond

Bill Richmond, freed slave, boxer, entrepreneur, spent the last evening of hi...

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Francis Barber

 The plaque is on the railings below the Royal Society of Arts one.

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