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Developing cultural awareness, promoting a world where Black Heroes are acknowledged, respected and celebrated.

The Black Heroes Foundation stimulates, motivates and inspires our community. We promote pride through cultural awareness, education and entertainment. Our aim is to eradicate ignorance of Black Heritage and to encourage better understanding and further enhance our multi-cultural society. We have a strong strategy and set of values.

We use the Arts to tell our stories, educating, celebrating and empowering our audiences. #BlackLivesMatter

Black Heroes Programs!

  • Covid-19 Virtual Locomotion for the Young at Heart

  • Black Heroes for Children –  Discovery Program

  • Black Heroes for Youth – Amplifying your Voice

  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

  • Black History Month celebrations

To find out more about our programs contact:

e: admin@blackheroesfoundation.org

m: 07986745486

The Gallery!

Southwark’s Spotlight on the Black Heroes Foundation Promoting a World where Black Heroes are acknowledged, respected and celebrated.

Stories of our Heroes

Story of Claudia Jones

 

Youth Talk About Their Heroes and the Black Heroes Foundation

This charitable foundation has been  incorporated in honour of, and to support the legacy of Peter Randolph Fraser AKA Flip Fraser”, the first editor of The Voice Newspaper, and creator of the critically acclaimed show “Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame”

The Black Heroes Foundation is an award winning community based charity.  Its purpose is EduTainment, with the development and promotion of talent, together with cultural and artistic initiatives in the community focusing on youth, education, training, social up-lifting and personal development programmes. We deliver Black Heroes cultural events in communities across the UK. The stories of Black Lives Matter.

The Black Heroes Foundation launched in October 2016 at City Hall, London

Levi Roots at the launch of the Black Heroes Foundation, City Hall, London.

Our Covid-19 Lockdown Buster!

The Black Heroes Virtual Locomotion Club.

Providing a safe Virtual space for the shielded, isolated and lonely to meet and share stories, and support each other. A Free event. Please contact bookings@blackheroesfoundation.org for further details.
#VirtualLocomotion

 

We are proud to announce that our Chair has been nominated for the National Diversity Awards!

Looking Back:

What we have been up to…

We were at WAF2020 – Wandsworth Arts Fringe – In Your Living Room

Black History Month 2019:

Black Heroes: Wall of Fame

An exhibition sharing Wandsworth Stories and the contribution of Black people to the community.
The Black Heroes Wall of Fame is an exhibition of pictures, people telling their Stories, and a show for school children. Visit the Wall of Fame Oral Histories
Launched in Black History Month, on 22 October through to 15 November 2019, in the libraries of Wandsworth. Celebrating that Black Lives Matter.

Lara Harmonic with Brandle How school children at Putney Library

Black History Month – awarding-winning alumna shares inspirational story. Black Heroes Foundation at University of Greenwich

To celebrate Black History Month, award-winning Greenwich alumna Joyce Fraser shares her story about the inspirational work of a local charity she has founded.…..Read More…

Black Heroes Film: The Story of Sam King MBE.

The film which tells the story of Sam King MBE, father of the Windrush Foundation, and first Black Mayor of Southwark. This was shown at Dulwich Library and Luton Town Hall on Windrush Day 22 June; and screened at The Tate Exchange in August.  If you wish to book a private screening please email: bookings@blackheroesfoundation.org

The Story of Sam King returned to the Tate Modern

Black Heroes film, The Story of Sam King returned to the Tate Modern for screening as part of the Power of Southwark Show on Saturday 9th November, at 3:30pm.

Further details about the Power of Southwark Show can be found at bit.ly/POSouthwark

August 2019 The Story of Sam King iwas part of Southwark untold 2.0 exhibition, at The Tate Exchange, The Tate Modern.

We were part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival (WAF18)

WAF18.  Black Heroes: The Debate

Inspired Musical Reflections on Freedom, Equality and World Peace.

Cultural pioneers Kofi and Noel McKoy and emerging artists Roman Harris and ArA Harmonic, performed unique artistic responses to monologues from Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame; inspired by speeches and texts by Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela.

 

 

 

 

In Rehearsals for WAF18. Black Heroes: The Debate

 

 

Roman Harris at the award winning Black Heroes Soul Food Cafe

Roman Harris performing at a Black Heroes Foundation event,  at the Leilani Restaurant, Lavender Hill, London

We were part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival!

Award Winning

Black Heroes Foundation receives the Point of Light Award, from the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, for the voluntary work of the organisation.

Joyce Fraser, Clinton Smith, Joe Williams and Rashada Harry with their Points of Lights awards outside 10 Downing Street

Joyce Fraser, Clinton Smith, Joe Williams and Rashada Harry with their Points of Lights awards outside 10 Downing Street

Chair of BHF receives award from Prime Minister at 10 Downing St

Support

The Foundation is dependent upon support from the community, businesses and government bodies. Please support this great cause in order to help fulfil Flip Fraser’s dream, and preserve his legacy created from the internationally acclaimed show “Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame”.

A world where Black Heroes are acknowledged, respected and celebrated.

Images from the launch of the Black Heroes Foundation, City Hall, London.