Rethinking British History

Akinola Davies Jr.

A note from Akinola Davies Jr. “ I was motivated to create ‘Black to Life’ in the hope of identifying the role and presence of black bodies throughout British history.

As a filmmaker, I was inspired by the need to excavate the often forgotten stories of black British figures, and felt this was an opportunity to bring the story of a handful of important black characters to life in a way that felt quite pertinent for a digital …”

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