‘The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement in 1930’s America’

Thursday 5th July 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM @ New College of the Humanities, 19 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3HH   Dr. Olly Ayers’ current work examines civil rights activism in the USA during the 1930’s and 1940’s, analysing how a variety of black workers and organisations responded to the combined rise of New…

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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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2 DAY CONFERENCE: “Academics + Activism in the 21st Century”

Friday 22nd – Saturday 23rd June 2018, 9:30 AM – 7:30 PM @ The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB   The conference will facilitate conversations between academics and activists to discuss how they can work together, and highlight ways in which academics and activists in the US and UK are currently working…

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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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‘Voices of Young African Women’ by Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel

Friday 25th May 2018, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, 4 Merches Places, Cardiff CF11 6RD ‘Voices of Young African Women‘ is all about developing young African women as leaders of tomorrow and celebrating diverse African cultures in Wales. To celebrate Africa Day, the event led by Tuwezeshe fellows from Wales will bring to…

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“Our Mel Presents: Creativity, Activism & Social Change”

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Millennium Gallery, 48 Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PP Rooted in Yorkshire and based in Sheffield, ‘Our Mel‘  is a social enterprise dedicated to exploring cultural identity, Black history and what it means to be a person of colour in Britain today. Since its birth, it has…

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“BLACK BRITISH CIVIL RIGHTS HEROES” – PART 2 & 3

Wednesday 25th and Friday 27th April 2018, 6: 30 PM – 9:00 PM @ The Travistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to host a presentation by Black History Walks on ‘African British Civil Rights Heroes’. ** Part 2 & 3 will…

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