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Last Name
Bowling Green State University
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Black Britain, African Diaspora, social movements, Black internationalism, community activism, Black Europe, Black intellectual history
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About Me

Nicole M. Jackson is an historian of the modern African Diaspora, Black social movements, and community activism, with a focus on contemporary Black Britain and the politics of belonging. She is interested in everyday Black people’s work to expand the boundaries of social and political citizenship. She is also interested in the intersection between historical reality and representations in popular culture.

Recent Publications
  • Black Perspectives Blog Posts
  • Book Chapter, Myth of a Multicultural England in BBC’s Luther” in Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race, Manchester University Press
  • Article, “Imperial Suspect: Policing Colonies within ‘Post’-Imperial England” in Callaloo.
  • Book Chapter, “The Ties That Bind: Questions of Empire and Belonging in British Educational Activism” in Blackness in Britain, Routledge.
  • ‘A Nigger in the new England’: ‘Sus.’ The Brixton Riot and Citizenship,” African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal, Special Issue- Remapping the Black Atlantic (8:2), July 2015.
Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United Kingdom, United States
Expertise by Chronology
5, 8, 9
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Emancipation, Family, Politics, Race, Women