Getty opens access to 30,000 images of black diaspora in UK and US

Dominique Daniel Discussion

"Photos dating back to 1800s made free to allow telling of black history stories beyond enslavement and colonisation.

A collection of almost 30,000 rarely seen images of the black diaspora in the UK and the US, dating from the 19th century to the present, has been launched as part of an educational initiative to raise awareness of the history of black people in the UK."

(The Guardian, July 12, 2022,

For more information: Getty Images news release, July 12, 2022