Black Lives

The lessons of black history are more relevant than ever. The Black Lives Matter campaign and the wider contemporary struggle against structural racism face new challenges, but there is a rich history of black resistance, thought and activism to draw upon. This series takes the lives of inspirational, important and courageous black historical figures and outlines why their lives, actions and ideas matter today. Covering African-American, Caribbean, African and other black figures, the series ranges widely historically and geographically.

The Black Lives series is essential reading for activists for racial justice, concerned citizens, and students of black history and politics across the world.