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Black Plaque Project

Categories: Race Issues

An extension of the Nubian Jak Community Trust plaque scheme. It recognises black people / people of colour who were prominent in British history. The plaques are temporary, but it is planned to convert them to the usual blue ones.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Black Plaque Project

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Fela Kuti - SE10

Fela Kuti 1938 - 1997 Father of Afrobeat who challenged colonial politics in ...

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Sam King

Sam King

Born in Jamaica, he served in the R.A.F. during the second world war. Along with other Jamaican airmen, he was ordered to leave the service at the end of the war. He returned to Britain as part of ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Jamaica

1 memorial
Sir John Lawrence

Sir John Lawrence

Lord Mayor of London 1664-5. 2022: The book 'The Royal African Company' by K. G. Davies (Longmans Green, 1957) contains a list of the directors of the Royal African Company. Referring to Lawrence'...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial
Lord Eldon

Lord Eldon

Lord Chancellor.  1st Earl of Eldon. Opposed both the abolition of the slave trade and Catholic emancipation.

Person, Law, Race Issues

1 memorial
Horatio, Lord Nelson

Horatio, Lord Nelson

Born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk. Naval commander who became a national hero as a result of his victories in the battle of the Nile (1798) and the Battle of Trafalgar (1805). He was mortally wounded...

Person, Armed Forces, Race Issues, Seriously Famous

16 memorials
Alfred Beit

Alfred Beit

Co-founder and funder (with Sir Julius Wernher) of the Royal School of Mines building. Born Hamburg, learnt the diamond trade in Amsterdam and went to Kimberley where he met Wernher and Cecil Rhod...

Person, Industry, Philanthropy, Race Issues, Africa, Germany, South Africa

1 memorial