The Black and Asian studies association


These are links that BASA are aware of but do not necessarily endorse

100 Great Black Britons
1001 Inventions reveals the rich heritage that the Muslim community share with other communities in the UK and Europe Resources, events and Lottery funding for projects associated with the bicentenary
African and Asian Visual Artists 
AfriClassical African Heritage in Classical Music
Anti Apartheid Movement in Scotland from Glasgow Caledonian University Archive
Apna Arts South Asian Arts
Apna Ghar (Our Home) a production inspired by the oral history of South Asian women in the Midlands
Archives, Libraries and Museums resources for Black History resource packs for schools
blackhistory4schools The leading website in the UK for teaching materials, articles and a blog about mainstreaming Black and Asian British history into the curriculum
Archaeology of Black Britain article from channel 4 about archaeological evidence for Black presence
Association of Black Photographers website that addresses issues of cultural identity and human rights
Birmingham Black History Month resources for BHM and more
Black History of Canada portal for wide range of resources
Black Manifesto from Black Information Link
Black Presence one of the pioneering websites
Black Presence in the National Gallery collection a wide selection of images
Britain: the World in One Country (The Guardian) looks at the different minority communities in the UK
British Black Music the home of British Black Music on the web
Casbah resources and research material
Connections – Asian, Black and Jewish histories in modern Britain website of the touring exhibition
Crossing the Line – resources about Walter Tull, Black Footballer and Officer
Digital Handsworth looking at the diverse community in the Midlands
Diversity Otherwise a portal for the diverse multi-cultural UK home educating communities
Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History
English Heritage Blue Plaque and Heritage for all webpages
Essex University campaign for Reparations for Slavery
Iceandfire Theatre real life stories of the dispossessed
In Search of Slavery’s English Roots article from the History Co-operative website
Interwoven Freedoms: Abolitionist Women in Birmingham
Institute of Race Relations
Institute of International Visual Arts
Jewish Council for Racial Equality 
Legacy Archives a new website looking at the multicutural heritage in Tyne and Wear
Mary Seacole a website from the Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing Practice
Mémoire St Barth, website about the history of slavery and abolition on the Lesser Antilles
Moving Here looks at immigration of the last 200 years
Music for Change promotes awareness, understanding and respect for cultural diversity through music and the performing arts
National Archives Black Presence website detailing Black presence before 1850
Nubian Jak innovating edutainment products for the education, entertainment and leisure industries
October Gallery the first London gallery to exhibit cutting-edge contemporary art from all cultures
Origination (formerly the Black and Asian History Map) celebrating the contributions of minority cultures
Portcities Bristol Bristol and the Slave Trade
Queen Victoria’s Empire from America’s PBS website
Remembering forgotten heroes: oral history of Indian Army veterans
Revolutionary Players articles on the Lunar Society and Anti-slavery and an interactive learning journey on anti-slavery.
Rich Mix is creating a new cultural building serving London’s many communities
Runnymede Trust campaigners against racism and discrimination
Schools Wikipedia entry about Transatlantic Slave Trade
South Asian Diaspora Literature and Arts Archive
Scottish Ethnic Minorities Research Unit from Glasgow Caledonian University Archive
Shisha The International Agency for Comtemporary South Asian crafts and visual arts
Sean Creighton’s website includes extensive lists of the articles that he has written on Black and Asian British history Legacies of Slavery and its sister website which has educational resources about abolition.
Sites of Memory evidence in the historic environment of England for the transatlantic slave trade, plantation wealth and the Abolition struggle
Slavery teaching material from English Heritage; Investigating the legacy of a slave trader
and Using memorials as evidence
Southall Black Sisters timeline of the campaign group
Spartacus Black People in Britain encyclopedia with a wealth of entries
SS Mendi, which sank during WW1 with hundreds of South African soldiers on board
Timeline of Black Presence from Romans to present day
Timeline of Black British Literature
The Voice African British newspaper
Untold London discover the histories of London’s diverse communities
We Also Served details contributions by Black and Asian servicemen and women
Westminster Archives Celebrating the Black Presence in Westminster 1500-2000
Who Do We Think We Are Exploring Identity, Diversity and Citizenship
Women in Jazz A Welsh site with some details about Cleo Laine
Wonders of the African world history of Africa before colonialism