LSE Online Event: with Dr Angelina Osborne and Patrick Vernon OBE
Join us in Black History Month for this event on Friday 23 October, with Angelina Osborne and Patrick Vernon, the authors of 100 Great Black Britons, to celebrate the publication of their new book. Hosted by EmBrace.Register now
Browne Jacobson's Webinar with Dr Angelina Osborne and Patrick Vernon OBE
Join an exclusive online event on 15th October, for the celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth in which we are delighted to be joined by special guests Dr Angelina Osborne and Patrick Vernon OBE.Register now
Patrick Vernon OBE interview on Operation Black Vote and '100 Great Black Britons'
In the 23 minute Interview Patrick Vernon OBE discusses his upcoming book on the 100 Great Black Britons as well as his thoughts on the reasons behind the relative absence of Black British history from the school curriculum.
Playlist: Patrick Vernon OBE selects 100 songs from 100 Black British artists
As a celebration of the book’s launch last month, Patrick Vernon OBE has hand-picked a playlist of songs which have been sung, rapped, produced, performed or written by Black Brits across several generations.Visit Article
Lenny Henry endorses 100 Great Black BritonsWe are pleased to be endorsed by one of The 100 Great black Britons - Lenny Henry.
Racing Green Pictures announces sponsorship of 100 Great Black Britons Young People’s Competition as part of Black History Month and will invite winners to the film set to meet cast.
Racing Green Pictures is an independent, international studio based in London, UK. Founded in 2019 by Billy Peterson, RGP’s vision is acutely focused on projects that transcend the concept of content as only entertainment through untold stories of cultural and social importance can do.Read More
Robinson snaps up 100 Great Black Britons book
Little, Brown imprint Robinson will publish Patrick Vernon and Dr Angeline Osborne’s book 100 Great Black Britons to coincide with the announcement of the new list in 2020.
Vernon’s first campaign in 2003 was a major media movement to focus on the role of black people in British history. Originally a response to another BBC poll of 100 great Britons, in which Freddie Mercury was the only person of colour, the list saw black historical figures being added to the school curriculum and blue plaques put up in their memory. A statue of the poll's winner, Mary Seacole, was eventually unveiled in the garden of St Thomas’ Hospital.Read More
Museum of Grooves Show on 100 Great Black Britons
With special guests Ade Solanke, a playwright and scriptwriter, and founder and director of Spora Stories; and Dr Angelina Osborne, an independent researcher and heritage consultant.Read More
Home school competition celebrates black British history | The Guardian
Children and young people have been asked to create unique projects to explore black British history.
The competition, sponsored by the National Education Union (NEU), is part of the 100 Great Black Britons campaign created by Patrick Vernon to celebrate the continued legacy and achievements of black people in Britain.Read More