Black British Feminism: Past, Present and Future

Tuesday 16th October 2018, 6:45 PM – 8:45 PM @ Hong Kong LT, Clement House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4JF Please join us for a round-table discussion with academics, activists, writers, and politicians reflecting on Black British feminism in the past, present, and future, hosted by LSE EMBRACE. Confirmed speakers Dawn Butler M.P. and Dr Suki…

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Black History Month Discussion: Marriage Culture and Religion in African, Caribbean and Asian communities in Britain

Saturday 13th October 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM @ Dagenham Library, 1 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, Romford, RM10 9NR For most individuals, religion and culture affect their daily lives and their relationships. Whether you pray to God, Jesus, Allah, Jehovah, Buddha or anyone else is entirely between you and that entity. Despite the personal…

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‘Justice for All: The Black Experience and Policing’

Monday 9th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ 74 Stanhope Street, London, NW1 3EX Momentum Camden is holding an event to discuss the impact of policing on our communities and the unlawful and disproportionate use of force against black people by Metropolitan police officers. Police data shows that black people make up 13%…

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‘Black British Activism: Where Are We At?’ By KIN

Thursday 5th July 201, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ Archspace, 340 Acton Mews, London E8 4EA This launch event is a space for people of African and Caribbean descent to create a safe space for solidarity and community. We will interrogate what black British organising and activism looks like in the UK. Confirmed speakers…

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“Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century”

Thursday 26th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Level 6, Foyles Book Shop, 107 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DT Reclaim ‘Radicalism!’ – as author and educator Kehinde Andrews sits down with writer and blogger Mina Salami Tracing the history of the Black radical tradition—from its origins as resistance to slavery through the Black…

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“BLACK WOMEN IN AFROS” by Code Ébène

Thursday 28th June 2018, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM @ Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton, London SW2 1EF Where is your Afro? Is it standing tall or hidden low? Are you inspired or underwhelmed by the Natural Hair Movement? Perhaps you haven’t had an Afro since you were a child. How might you…

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‘The Conflict Resolution Strategies of President Olusegun Obasanjo’

Saturday 23rd June 2018, 6:00 PM – 11:30 PM @ The Chelsea Bridge Hotel, 354 Queenstown Road, London SW11 8AE In partnership with the Nigerian High Commission and the African Leadership Forum, the Eminent Nigerian Series (an initiative of the Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit) will be launching the 3rd volume of the “Eminent Nigerian Series (ENS)” and a…

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‘BlackWoman 2018 – The Inauguration’ 

Saturday 23rd June 2018, 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM @ COS, 146 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4BY BlackWoman will showcase the best of four emerging designers and 20 models with Catwalk Shows, Human Rights Presentations, and Cultural Debates. BlackWoman will be a glossy, crowd-pulling experience where young, edgy designers will showcase their next-generation cool, with art-world…

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‘Science of Melanin and Black Genetics’ by the Centre of Pan African Thought

Thursday 12th July 2018, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ Impact Hub, Walker Building, 58 Oxford Street, Birmingham, B5 5NR The concept of being black as a racial definition has emerged through centuries of racist ideology, much of which has been internalised by Africans across the globe. The struggle against oppression, enslavement and colonisation, leading…

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‘Transforming the Black Experience: Addressing Anti Blackness in Higher Education’

Wednesday 6th June 2018, 65.30 PM – 9:00 PM @ Khalili Lecture Theatre, Main Building, SOAS University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG The SOAS Black Staff and Students’ Forum will be holding a forum on the Black experience in Higher Education. The aims of this are to address the issues of anti-blackness in Higher Education, create a strong…

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