Afro Reads Book Club

Saturday 28th July 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM @ Palmers Green Library, Broomfield Lane, London N13 4EY   Join us on the 28th as we read ‘Gloria‘ by Kerry Young (finalist in Fiction for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature). Set against the turbulent backdrop of a country on the cusp of a new…

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A Literary Dinner with author Ayesha Harruna Attah

Wednesday 11th July 2018, 7:00 PM @ Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, 10 Helmsley Place, London E8 3SB   Cassava Republic Press is thrilled to host Ghanaian literary star, Ayesha Harunna Attah, for an intimate dinner of Ghanaian contemporary cuisine. While you feast on delicious contemporary Ghanaian food, Ayesha will read from her latest book, ‘The Hundred…

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‘The Black Women’s Movement in Britain Revisited’

Thursday 28th June 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 Pm @ New Beacon Books, 76 Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, London N4 3EN Black women the world over have had a long history of struggle and resistance. Her strength has been seen as counter feminine, aggressive and underpinned by anger. The dominant feminist movement overlooked her experiences…

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‘Exhume Those Stories: Dramatising African-British Historical Figures’ with Phillis Wheatley and John Blanke, by Greenwich Book Festival

Saturday 16th June 2018, 3.30 PM – 5:00 PM @ University of Greenwich, Council Room, Queen Anne Court, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS “You know, there’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered. One place and that’s the graveyard. People ask me all the time, what…

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** CALLING ALL PARENTS ** Bring your little one’s to Read and Sing-a-long to: “KECHI’S HAIR GOES EVERY WHICH WAY” by Tola Okogwu

Saurday 19th May 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM @ New Beacon Books, 76 Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, London N4 3EN Read & Sing-along to Kechi’s Hair Goes Every Which Way by Tola Okogwu. Meet The Little Girl Who Loves Her Beautiful Natural Afro Hair and Doesn’t Care Who Knows it! ‘Kechi’s Hair Goes…

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“INSIDE THE IVORY TOWER: NARRATIVES OF WOMEN OF COLOUR SURVIVING AND THRIVING IN BRITISH ACADEMIA” BOOK LAUNCH

Friday 18th May 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Room LG01,  Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, London SE14 6NW We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the book launch of ‘Inside the Ivory Tower’ and celebrate this rare opportunity that brings the voices of ten Black British…

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“WOMEN, LABOUR & DOMESTICITY”: EXPLORING THE REVOLUTIONARY & LITERARY WRITINGS OF ANGELA DAVIS & ZADIE SMITH

Saturday 24th March 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ The Stuart Hall Library, Rivington Place London EC2A 3BA In celebration of International Women’s Day, Stuart Hall Library’s third reading group explores the revolutionary and literary writings of Angela Davis and Zadie Smith Join us for a reading focusing on Angela Davis‘ essay ‘The Approaching Obsolescence of Housework: a Working Class…

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