With the OHTV timeline you can join us in displaying a list of events that have impacted on the Black and Asian communities in chronological order from 1900 to the present day.

Read or watch videos relating to a significant event that happened on a particular day or you can add your own significant historical event by clicking the Add Event button below.

How to use

Scroll along the timeline by dragging left and right and look for a date that interests you. You can zoom in and out using your mouse wheel or pinching. Take a look at our Digital Toolkit for guidance on how to use the Timeline Feature.

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OHTV thanks Wikipedia for their invaluable assistance in compiling Timeline entries and would also like to acknowledge the research
assistance of BBC Radio 1 Xtra