Trusted Black Girl Book Launch

 Thursday 11th October 2018, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM @ FRONTLINE, 1 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4SR The Trusted Black Girl is a movement that highlights the experiences and perceptions of Black Women in the UK Workplace and provides pragmatic advice for managers to help them unlock the potential of this group of women. Launching…

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Jeffrey Boakye: ‘The Language of Race’

Saturday 13th October 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM @ Idea Store Whitechapel, 321 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BU Last year Jeffrey Boakye’s ‘Hold Tight’ was published. This brilliantly fun and insightful biography of Grime received widespread acclaim as it explored all the eclectic languages, cultures, and subcultures that helped birth the genre. In this…

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Book Launch: ‘Filigree’ Contemporary Black British Poetry

Monday 8th October 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Barbican Library, Barbican Arts Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS Filigree is the second anthology of contemporary Black British poetry published by Peepal Tree Press, a leader in Caribbean and Black British Literature. It follows in the footsteps of previous successful anthologies: RED (poetry) and…

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IAS Book Launch: ‘In the World’ by Ashraf Jamal – In Conversation with Tamar Garb

Friday 5th October 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ IAS Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, University College London (UCL), Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT   The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) is delighted to welcome Ashraf Jamal for the book launch of ‘In the World’. This is a collection of essays,…

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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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‘HEART OF THE RACE: BOOK LAUNCH’

Friday 27th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton, London SW2 1EF   To celebrate the republication of ‘Heart of the Race‘, first published in 1985, Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie and Suzanne Scafe will be discussing their seminal book about the collective experience of black women in Britain, and…

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‘JULIUS CAESAR & ME’: new book by acclaimed Black British actor Paterson Joseph – in conversation with Geoffrey Colman

Thursday 31st May 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP   For one night only, Paterson Joseph will be in conversation with Geoffrey Colman, Head of Acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, about Paterson’s eloquent, arresting new book, ‘Julius Caesar and Me‘, which explores Julius Caesar as…

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“20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe” with Professor Stephen Small

Thursday 17th  May 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM @ Birmingham City University, Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD Professor Stephen Small, of African American Studies at University of California, Berkely, will be launching his new book ’20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe’. The book puts Black people in Europe at the centre of…

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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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“WHERE TO KNOW? POSTCOLONIAL POLITICS IN THE 21st CENTURY (Book Launch)

Thursday 26th April 2018, 6: 00 PM – 8: 00 PM @ Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, Arts 1 Lecture Theatre, London E1 4NS – FREE TO ATTEND A round-table to mark the launch of the Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics edited by Olivia U. Rutazibwa and Robbie Shilliam. The Handbook introduces and…

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