‘Continuing the Journey’ International Slavery Museum

Saturday 21st July 2018, 11:00 AM -12:00 PM @ 3rd Floor, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AX   This exhibition developed by Stray Cat Media is a multi media collection of oral histories, photography and film, exploring issues which affect people of African heritage, born, raised or living in Liverpool’s locality. Learn about…

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‘Justice for All: The Black Experience and Policing’

Monday 9th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ 74 Stanhope Street, London, NW1 3EX Momentum Camden is holding an event to discuss the impact of policing on our communities and the unlawful and disproportionate use of force against black people by Metropolitan police officers. Police data shows that black people make up 13%…

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‘Black British Activism: Where Are We At?’ By KIN

Thursday 5th July 201, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ Archspace, 340 Acton Mews, London E8 4EA This launch event is a space for people of African and Caribbean descent to create a safe space for solidarity and community. We will interrogate what black British organising and activism looks like in the UK. Confirmed speakers…

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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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Guardian Live “GRENFELL TOWER: ONE YEAR ON” Panel Discussion & Documentary Screening

Thursday 28th June 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, King’s Cross, London N1 9GU When Grenfell Tower, a 24-storey block of public housing flats in North Kensington, erupted into flames on 14 June last year, it immediately became a symbol – and indictment – of housing and economic…

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‘Black Christianity and Social Justice: Tools for Social Change’ by Dr. Robert Beckford

Saturday 30th June 2018, 11:00 AM – 15:00 PM @ London South East Colleges, Greenwich, 95 Plumstead Road London SE18 7DQ Three interactive talks on how to re-read the Bible, politicise the mission of Jesus and empower black Christians to engage in social justice matters in Britain.

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Dr Sadiah Qureshi ‘There is Black in the Union Jack: Britain’s Forgotten History’ by the IF Project

Thursday 21st June 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM @ St. Margaret’s House, 21 Old Ford Road, London E2 9P   Dr. Sadiah Qureshi’s lecture is the second of three ‘Summer lectures on Inequality’ from The IF Project. Dr. Qureshi is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at The University of Birmingham. Her research explores the ways in…

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“Racism, Trauma, Self-Healing and Black Relationships” A one-off historical event – with lectures from Dr Joy DeGruy and Tariq Nasheed

Sunday 17th June 2018, 3:30 PM – 10:00 PM @ The Holte Suite, Aston Villa Football Club, Trinity Road, Birmingham B6 6HE   Eric Mitchell from Sankoré, JD Publications and King Flex Entertainment presents an exclusive one-off historical event in Birmingham with lectures from Dr. Joy DeGruy the acclaimed author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome‘ and the…

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“HAIL THE DARK LIONESS” Exhibition by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi

Now til 24th June 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 6BE  Hail the Dark Lioness by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi “I’m reclaiming my blackness, which I feel is continuously performed by the privileged ‘other’. My reality is that I do not mimic being black;…

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“BLACK, MINORITY ETHNIC EXPERIENCES (BME) IN HIGHER EDUCATION: SOCIAL JUSTICE, INCLUSION & WHITE PRIVILEGE”

Monday 21st May 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Clore lecture theatre, B01, Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E This session will explore BME experiences in higher education. It will examine recent statistics on the representation of BME staff and students in higher education and explore how processes of racism, exclusion and…

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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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