David Olusoga

General (LT) Listening Tree April 2, 2021 The poisonously patronising Sewell report is historically illiterate

It was produced by a commission led by figures who had rejected the concept of institutional racism years before they began work. Arguably it has achieved exactly what the government wanted.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) March 15, 2021 David Olusoga: What do I dislike about my appearance? My nose has been broken three times and it shows

What is your greatest fear?
That the lessons of history have been forgotten and we are sleepwalking towards disaster.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) March 15, 2021 The royals are just like much of our press – trapped in a fantasy version of Britain’s past

Blind to their own biases and insulated from communities they do not encounter or understand, journalists and editors feel entitled to make judgments about what is and what is not racism. Hence the decision by Ian Murray, executive director of the Society of Editors, to publish a statement that unilaterally exonerated the entire UK press of all charges of racism.

Resources Hub Sports (RH) November 17, 2020 Lewis Hamilton named most influential Black person in UK

Lewis Hamilton has been named as the most influential Black person in Britain after a year in which he combined record-breaking achievements on the track with raising awareness of racial injustice.

Nov'20 What's Going On November 14, 2020 18.11.2020: DAVID OLUSOGA INTERVIEWS BARACK OBAMA, BBC1, 7.30 P.M.

In the 30-minute special from BBC Studios Production, Barack Obama will discuss the first volume of his presidential memoirs, A Promised Land,

Oct'20 What's Going On September 29, 2020 07.10.2020 – DAVID OLUSOGA IN CONVERSATION: BLACK HISTORY MATTERS, online event

Join historian David Olusoga in conversation for his personal perspective on how we memorialise, teach and write about racism, and why black British history matters.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 30, 2020 It is not Hans Sloane who has been erased from history, but his slaves

While he stood on a pedestal the significance of slavery to his life and to his collection was rendered invisible.

Media (RH) Resources Hub August 25, 2020 David Olusoga: his Edinburgh television festival speech in full

Marginalising the voices of non-white producers and directors risks inhibiting our industry’s ability to tell a wider range of stories.

D Encyclopaedia Africana August 10, 2020 BOOK: DAVID OLUSOGA, BLACK AND BRITISH

I imbibed enough of the background racial tensions of the late 1970s and 1980s to feel profoundly unwelcome in Britain.

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