Historical timeline of Black History in the UK, the struggles the changes that have made an impact, the inovators and activists
British Black history Timelines
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8,000 to 1560 AD
A brief look at Britain prior to the British slave trade. Very little is known of black people through this period of time, however, it is important to the context to humanity in England.
1560 to 1700
British impact in Africa, with their involvement in the slave trade, the Caibbean and North America.
1700 to 1800
The continued slave trade to the end of the slave trade. Revolts and attrocities.
1800 to 1900
The abolition of slavery, including the activists. The continued struggle against slavery. The British in Africa,
1900 to 1950
The 1st and 2nd World War and the impact of the conolised British subjects as they assisted in both wars.
1950 to 2000
Black British fight against racism, attempts at integration, the growth of right-wing extremists and activism.
The continued fight for equality and against racism. The impact of Black Lives Matter and the new generation of activists.