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Links to external websites that might be of interest:

Archive Groups

Black Cultural Archives, founded in 1981 'to collect, preserve and celebrate the contributions Black people have made to the culture, society and heritage of the UK'.

London Metropolitan Archives, which houses the Huntley Archive, 'the first major deposit of records from the African-Caribbean community in London presented to London Metropolitan Archives'.

The Community Archives and Heritage Group (CAHG) 'is a national group which aims to support and promote community archives in the UK & Ireland'.  Contains information relating to black, minority and ethnic community archives.


The website link to GPI Trustee Linton Kwesi Johnson

State of Emergency is a performance and production company, committed to the support and development of Black choreography.

The website of Britain's foremost black-led theatre company, Talawa.

Rivington Place, home to Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts),  working with artists, curators, creative producers, writers and the public to explore the diversity of society and Autograph ABP, working internationally to educate the public in photography by addressing issues of cultural identity and human rights

National Black Arts Alliance (NBAA), a company of artists working collectively, based in Manchester; built on the foundations and principles of Black Arts Alliance without losing any of the founders commitment to profiling the broad diversity of Black art and culture.

Funding Bodies

The website of the Heritage Lottery Fund, who have given the GPI three grants for archive and education projects since 2003.

The website of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, 'an independent, progressive organisation committed to funding radical change towards a better world'. The Trust has given the Institute two grants in the past towards publishing and events.


Wasafiri Magazine, the Magazine of International Contemporary Writing, edited by Susheila Nasta.


Afro Solo UK Project: NBAA is leading the research of 1920s - 1950s history of West African women and men in Greater Manchester; individual life stories or family members' memories will be supported by NBAA research into newspaper articles, official statistical sources including ship logs, and records of the 1945 Pan African Congress in Manchester.

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