‘What ism Now?’ by FORWARD Young Women’s Hub

Thursday 19th July 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM @ Yumchaa, 45 Berwick Street, London W1F 8SF FORWARD Young Women’s Hub hosts a safe space for Black and minority ethnic women to meet, network and participate in monthly discussions exploring all aspects of our lived experiences. FORWARD is the UK’s leading African diaspora organisation working…

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‘Racism, Gender Violence and the Build up of a Prison Nation: The Case for For Feminist Abolition Politics’ by Birbeck School of Law

Wednesday 20th June 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ Room B34, Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Department of Criminology at Birbeck is pleased to welcome Dr. Beth Richie to give our annual criminology public lecture. Dr Richie’s presentation will focus on the ways that gender violence, systemic racism and criminalisation interact to…

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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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“BOOK LAUNCH – Race, Culture & Gender: Black Female Experiences of Violence & Abuse” by Dr. Ava Kanyeredzi

This book presents an in-depth account of nine Black British women’s experiences of violence and abuse. Through in depth interviews and analysis the author reveals their feelings of being silenced as children, women, Black women and as victims/survivors.

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Social Commentary No. 9 “AFRICA IN THE SPOTLIGHT’…THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY”

Africa Is currently in the spotlight, and it seems, for all the right reasons. After years of exporting harmful depictions of Black men and women to the world, Hollywood has an export of which we can all be proud of. Marvel Studio’s Black Panther has now surpassed $1 billion in global sales, its fair to say, the…

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