‘A History of Race & Resistance in Britain’

Thursday 9th & Friday 10th August 2018, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM @ SOAS University of London, 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG   Conversations around race and racism often take our attention to the United States. We too easily hark back to their civil rights movement and figures such as Martin Luther…

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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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“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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‘Race and Nation in the Age of Trump and Brexit’: In conversation with Gary Younge & Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Saturday 16th June 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ The Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG ‘Race and Nation in the Age of Trump and Brexit’: Gary Younge in conversation with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the UK’s vote to leave the European Union…

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“BLACK LIVES MATTER & THE CONTEMPORARY WRITINGS OF AWARD WINING NOVELIST JESMYN WARD”

This discussion explores Jesmyn Ward’s literary engagements with Hurricane Katrina, racialized poverty, police brutality, mass incarceration, and the generally precarious status of black life in the 21st century US.

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LUSH FILM FUND & THE GUARDIAN DOCUMENTARIES PRESENTS – “IDENTITY ON SCREEN”

Thursday March 29th, 2018 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ The Lush Studio Soho, 67-71 Beak Street London W1F 9SW The documentary screening’s include: Radical Brownies – Berets, badges, #BlackLivesMatter and social justice: the youth group for activist girls of colour. The Radical Brownies is an alternative to the Scout movement for girls of colour in Oakland, California.…

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