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Papers of Stella Dadzie

Identifier: DADZIE

Scope and Contents

The collection contains material relating to the Organisation of Women of Asian and African Descent (OWAAD), the chapter drafts for Heart of the Race, ephemera and periodicals relating to campaigning both within the Black women's movement and other student organisations.


  • 1970-1985

Biographical / Historical

Stella Dadzie is a published writer and historian, best known for The Heart of the Race: Black Women's lives in Britain, which won the 1985 Martin Luther King Award for Literature.

Her career as a writer and education activist spans 25 years. She has written numerous publications and resources aimed at promoting an inclusive curriculum and good practice with Black adult learners and other minorities.

She is well known within the UK for her contribution to tackling youth racism and working with racist perpetrators, and is a key contributor to the development of anti-racist strategies with schools, colleges and youth services.


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ORAL/1/12, Mckenley

Black Cultural Archives: Papers of Stella Dadzie
Black Cultural Archives
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives Collection Repository

Black Cultural Archives
1 Windrush Square