African British in the Best of the Web UK Directory

African British

100 Black Men of London

An association of men of African or Caribbean heritage. dedicated to bring about positive change in their local community. Includes details of events, news, links to other chapters, and a FAQ.

100 Great Black Britons

A project created in 2007 for the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire. Includes biographies, resources, and background to the project.


Formed to mobilise the diaspora and other partners to support sustainable enterprise to generate wealth and jobs in Africa. Includes details of projects and programmes, reports on migration and development issues, and their consultancy services.

Africa Centre

Promotes positive awareness about Africa, by providing cultural and social activities, meetings, talks, and arts events.

African Books Collective

Formed to strengthen indigenous African publishing by marketing and distributing African-published books worldwide. Includes their catalogue, strategy, resources, and contacts.

African Caribbean Diversity

Founded by a group of black professionals to promote the entry, development, and advancement of members in business organisations; provides news and contacts.

The Amos Bursary

Established in 2009 to assist academically able British young men, from inner city schools, who have family connections to Africa and the Caribbean. amosbursary

BEN - Black Environment Network

Works to enable full ethnic participation in the built and natural environment. Provides information about their campaigns and projects, news, and contacts.

Black Business Initiative

Celebrates the economic contributions of BME communities to the economic development of Britain, and promotes entrepreneurial culture within the Black community. Includes information about their services, events, awards, and news.

Black Mental Health

A group campaigning to raise awareness of issues with mental illness, and to reduce inequalities in the treatment and care of people from African Caribbean communities. Includes details of their campaigns and events, press releases, resources and statistics.

Blacknet Community

An interactive community for black people, with resources, articles, news, events, and chat rooms.

FORWARD (Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development)

An African Diaspora led UK campaign dedicated to the health and rights of African girls and women, in particular female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced and child marriage. Describes their campaigns, with news, events, and resources.

The From Boyhood To Manhood Foundation

A project in the London Borough of Southwark, working with disaffected young males of African Caribbean descent and their families; provides a prospectus, details of courses and programmes, and contacts.

An online resource for the Caribbean community and culture in the UK; also includes a business and services directory, articles and information.


A Pan African Human Rights organisation that challenges the misrepresentation of African people, culture and history in the British media. Includes a profile, newsletter, reviews, and resources.

The New Black Magazine

An online magazine provides features and opinions on issues concerning today's Black men and women, and Black history.

Operation Black Vote

A campaign to urge Black people to register to vote, and develop a political voice for African, Asian, Caribbean and other ethnic minorities. Includes news, profiles, and details of their political education, schemes, and projects.

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