This website digs deep into the holdings of the USC Archives & Special Collections to find references to books and images that help illuminate the relationship between the black experience and Great Britain. It is constructed by students in Dr. Lindsay O'Neill's General Education Seminar "Being Black in Britain, 1500-2000."

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The Unity Called Black Panthers

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This image signifies what the Black Panthers stood for–unity in opposition to oppression and adversities that Black Britons experienced. Within the…

Travels to discover the source of the Nile

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In 1790, Scottish traveler and travel writer James Bruce embarked, at the behest of the King of England, on a five year journey to find the Nile’s…

An Address to the People of Great Britain on the property of abstaining from West India sugar and rum

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An Address to the People of Great Britain on the property of abstaining from West India sugar and rum by William Fox; is a pamphlet that was published…