Black London: History, Art & Culture
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Black London: History, Art & Culture


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Black London allows us to see London anew, revealing events and places that tell the story of it's black inhabitants, stretching back to Tudor times.

From Cleopatra's Needle sitting on the Victoria Embankment, carved in Egypt three and a half thousand years ago, to the Black Lives Matters mural in Woolwich, the city is rich with features that symbolise its Black history.

Here are places worth visiting and revisiting. Get your bearings, revise your history, and be inspired by the work of some remarkable individuals who made London a truly global, modern city.