This page presents a selection of Lords Library research that we have produced for Black History Month (1 to 31 October), together with content that is also relevant. 

The Library publishes briefings on every major item of business in the House of Lords, as well as topical and current affairs briefings, providing impartial, authoritative, up-to-date information on key topics and events. 

Please follow this link for information on how the House of Lords more widely is celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth. The Parliamentary Archives are releasing articles profiling Black parliamentarians throughout the month you can read them here.

Our Research

Browse our briefings and In Focus articles relating to Black History Month.

Black History Month 2020 Reading List

Browse books from our collection marking Black History Month 2020.