A Black and British History: Jamaica’s First Maroon War

Wednesday 10th October 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Impact Hub, Brixton, Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, London SW9 8PQ Who are the Maroons of Jamaica? Why did Britain go to war with them? Who were their leaders? CLR James (African-Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist) wrote: “I was tired of reading and hearing…

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Agents of Freedom: The Black Jacobin – by ‘Ancestry Talks’ With Paul Crooks

Saturday 6th October 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM @ Lewisham Library, 199-201 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LG   Whilst researching his ancestry, Paul Crooks discovered his Great Great Great Grandfather walked free from a sugar plantation in Jamaica in 1838. Paul wanted to know more about what lay behind the decision to free…

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“INTERNATIONAL DECADE FOR PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT 2015 – 2024” CLAPHAM COMMON WALKS

Sunday 8th April 2018 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM @ Clapham Common Park, London SW4 7BE Due to the interest generated from the recent Marcus Garvey celebrations and the UN International Decade for people of African Descent we have arranged a special walk around Clapham Common to expose the African resistance and presence in the area.…

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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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