198 Gallery

198 Gallery

Also known as 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning. An art space and gallery in Railton Road, Brixton that for more than three decades has had a strong commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion...

Group, Art, Community / Clubs, Race Issues

1 memorial
African National Congress

African National Congress

London headquarters of the African National Congress, 1978 - 1994 were at 28 Penton Street.

Group, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Africa

1 memorial
Ira Aldridge

Ira Aldridge

Actor. Born Ira Frederick Aldridge in New York City (his date of birth is approximate). He started his acting career with the African Company in the early 1820s, but faced with racial discriminatio...

Person, Race Issues, Theatre, Poland, USA

1 memorial
Altab Ali

Altab Ali

24-year-old Bengali murdered in Adler Street, junction Whitechapel High Street, in a racist attack by three teenage boys. Altab Ali was on his way home to Wapping from a small factory just off Bric...

Person, Race Issues, Tragedy, Pakistan

1 memorial
Queen Anne

Queen Anne

Born St James's Palace. Reigned 1702 - 14. Married Prince George of Demark in 1683. From 17 pregnancies only 5 children lived long enough to be christened and the longest surviving died aged 11. An...

Person, Race Issues, Royalty

12 memorials
Anti-Slavery Society

Anti-Slavery Society

First founded in Britain in 1823 as the 'Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions'. When slavery was abolished in British dominions the Society w...

Group, Race Issues, Social Welfare

1 memorial
John Richard Archer

John Richard Archer

Political activist. Born at 3 Blake Street, Liverpool. He travelled the world as a seaman, living in Canada and the USA, before eventually settling in Battersea, where he opened a photographic stud...

Person, Photography, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Canada, USA

2 memorials
Robert Aske

Robert Aske

Son of a draper. Worked as a haberdasher; 1643 became a Freeman of the Haberdashers Company; 1666 elected an Alderman of the City of London. He became Master of the Haberdashers' Company. But the r...

Person, Philanthropy, Race Issues

1 memorial
Westminster BAME Network

Westminster BAME Network

From Westminster we understand that this is a group providing support for Black, Asian and Multiple Ethnic employees of Westminster City Council.

Group, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial
Bank of England

Bank of England

Londonist have an interesting post about animals at the Bank of England. The Guardian, 16 April 2022, reporting on an exhibition at the Bank of England, informed that the Bank once owned 599 slave...

Group, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial
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