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David Olusoga

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   David Olusoga  is a British-Nigerian historian, broadcaster and BAFTA award-winning presenter and filmmaker. He is Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester and a regular contributor to the  Guardian  ,  Observer  ,  New Statesman  and  BBC History Magazine  . His previous books include  Black and British  , which won the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize and the Longman-History Today Trustees Award,  The Kaiser's Holocaust   and  The World's War  . He was also a contributor to  The Oxford Companion to Black British History  . In 2019 he was awarded an OBE for services to history and community integration.
   The Black Curriculum   is a social enterprise founded in 2019 by young people to address the lack of Black British history in the UK Curriculum. We believe that by delivering arts focused Black history programmes, providing teacher training and campaigning through mobilizing young people, we can facilitate social change. Our programmes are for all young people aged 8-16 and aim to equip young people with a sense of identity, and the tools for a diverse landscape. We are working towards changing the national curriculum and building a sense of identity in every young person in the UK.

1st October 2020

Black and British: A short, essential history

Winner of the Book of the Year, Children's Illustrated and Non-Fiction at The British Book Awards, 2021Shortlisted for W... MoreBlack and British: A short, essential history

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11th November 2021

Black and British: An Illustrated History

This beautiful hardback gift book is a stunning visual journey through Black British history for younger readers by awar... MoreBlack and British: An Illustrated History

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12th September 2024

Black History for Every Day of the Year

Black History for Every Day of the Year by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga and his siblings, Yinka... MoreBlack History for Every Day of the Year

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