“The Amazing History of Black People in London before 1948”

Saturday 21st July 2018, 6: 00 PM – 9:00 PM @ St Ann’s Library, Cissbury Road, Tottenham, London N15 5PU   This fascinating presentation by ‘Black History Studies‘ focuses on the hidden history of London and the contributions made by people of African and Caribbean descent to London in the areas of Literature, Politics, Music…

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‘Structural Racism: A British African Caribbean Perspective’ by Dr Gloria Gordon

Saturday 16th June 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM @ London South Bank University, 90 London Road, London SE1 6LN Racism remains entrenched in British society as an ongoing legacy of slavery. The session draws on the newly emergent British African Caribbean (BAC) perspective to offer theoretical insights on how racism has been institutionalised in…

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‘Shebeen’ drama on stage: starring Karl Collins and Martina Laird

Wednesday 20th June – Saturday 7th July 2018, 7.30 PM @ Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, London E15 1BN   ‘It’s a hot and humid summer in 1958 St Anns, Nottingham. Tempers are flaring and Teddy Boys are on the march. Jamaican couple Pearl and George are helping Caribbean migrants to cut loose…

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‘Re-Imagining Black British Culture: The Life Cycle Project’ by Dr. Gloria Gordon

Saturday 9th June 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM @ London South Bank University, 90 London Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6LN In the wake of the ‘Windrush’ scandal members of the African Caribbean community are invited to participate in this series of workshops which focuses on us re-imagining an alternative future for ourselves…

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‘Radiate Windrush 2 Day Festival’ by Wanda Nation

 Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June 2018. 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Crystal Palace Park, Anerley Hill, London SE19 2GA   Wanda Nation presents ‘Radiate Windrush Festival‘, a friendly cosmopolitan Black Culture and Afro Arts community event. It has been created to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Windrush and to appreciate the Black…

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Winsome Pinnock’s revival of’ the award-winning play ‘Leave Taking’ is back!

Thursday May 24th – Saturday June 30th 2018, 7.30 PM @ The Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd’s Bush, London W12 8LJ Winsome Pinnock’s award-winning drama about a second-generation immigrant family was first staged at Liverpool Playhouse in 1987. Now, it’s back in a revival directed by Bush Theatre boss Madani Younis. It’s the story of…

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“The A.C.E. MARKET” Afrikan Centred Education

Saturday April 28th 2018, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Chestnuts Community Centre, St. Ann’s Road, Tottenham, London N15 5BN We are pleased to inform you that MEDUKATION will be hosting another A.C.E. MARKET on Saturday 28th April 2018. The day is designed for the expressed purpose of bringing together the Enterprises, Businesses, & Programmes in our community; especially…

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** CALLING ALL PARENTS OF CHILDREN AGED 15 – 18 **  “WIDENING PARTICIPATION CONFERENCE FOR BLACK STUDENTS”

Friday 6th April 2018, 09:45 am – 4:00 pm @ Stamford Street Lecture Theater, 127 Stamford Street, King’s College London, London SE1 9NQ This conference is for students in Years 11 – 13 from Black African and Caribbean backgrounds. The aim of the conference is to prepare you to make informed and ambitious decisions about…

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“THE GREATNESS EXHIBITION” by Jazmin Adena

The Greatness Exhibition is a two-part visual experience consisting of a series of portraits and a short documentary film exploring beauty, tradition and pride among individuals of African and Caribbean descent.

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“ARCHIVE REVELATIONS II: BIG CITY STORIES – BLACK LONDON’S FILM HERITAGE” by June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive Ltd

Big City stories is a compilation of film extracts dating from 1911 to 1995 from institutional and personal archives. Get a sense of how London’s Black population has been represented across the decades in mainstream film and TV and through the eyes of black filmmakers.

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Social Commentary No. 10 “THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF THE SUPERWOMAN SYNDROME”

The strong black woman was created to counter images of historical and gendered stereotypes such as the ‘MAMMIE’, the ‘JEZEBEL’ and more recently the ‘SAPPHIRE’. Let’s look at each caricature in more detail: The ‘Mammie’ – was a post 1940’s figure, the asexual grandma who dedicated her life to fulfilling the needs of a white…

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