Meet UK author and journalist Precious Williams

Meet UK author and journalist Precious Williams

Biography Precious Williams’s first book, Precious, A True Story, published by Bloomsbury in August 2010, is a memoir about growing up in trans-racial’private foster care’.  (A US edition, titled Color Blind, is published by Bloomsbury USA). Precious’s story has been featured on Sky News and  BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour and in the Daily Telegraph & the Guardian.  Her memoir …

African History Month UK – Customs, Culture and Commemoratives

African History Month UK – Customs, Culture and Commemoratives

When: 1 – 29 October 2011 Where: Stanley Gibbons, 399 Strand, London WC2R 0LX, 9am – 5:30pm In celebration of Black History Month UK, rare stamp and collectibles dealer Stanley Gibbons will be hosting an exhibition based on the stamp collection of award-winning African-Caribbean creative, Jon Daniel. Stamps have been sourced by the expert team …

African History Month UK – The Black Hair Film Series with debate & workshop

African History Month UK – The Black Hair Film Series with debate & workshop

Where: Tricycle Cinema,269 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7JR When: Sun 30 Oct, 2.30pm An IBHM event, the Black Hair Film Series is a fun & educational family afternoon on Black Hair and Beauty with film screening and discussion, a natural hair workshop, make-up & hair demonstration stalls. Films include: the ultimate black Hair film …

African History Month UK – Screening: Miracle at Santa Anna (15 cert)

African History Month UK – Screening: Miracle at Santa Anna (15 cert)

When: Sat 29 October 2-5pm Where: BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road SE1 Adm: £5.00 Black World War Two troops in heroic action movie never released in this country. Starring Laz Alonso, Michael Ealy, Derek Luke and directed by Spike Lee. See it on the big screen with Q an A afterwards. Also at 11am on the …

African History Month UK – Screening: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

African History Month UK – Screening: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

When: Friday 28 October 6.30pm-9.00pm plus Q and A Where: Kensington Library Theatre, Phillimore Walk, off High St Kensington, London W8 7RX. Adm: Online tickets only £8.00 click to book “Simply astonishing from start to finish !!” The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 is unique. It gathers together a treasure trove of original film footage produced …

African History Month UK – Somali Week Festival Launch: Poetry & Discussion, Book Presentation

African History Month UK – Somali Week Festival Launch: Poetry & Discussion, Book Presentation

When: Saturday 22nd October 2011, 6:00pm-10:00pm Where: Oxford House, Derbishire street, London E2 6HG Adm: £10 (In Somali and English) The theme for this year’s festival will be introduced by Sarah Maguire, Director of the Poetry Translation Centre followed by a presentation from Dr Mpalive-Hangson, reader in English and humanites at Birkbeck Universty. Then Mahamed …

African History Month UK – MWALIMU EXPRESS:  Destination Mogadishu

African History Month UK – MWALIMU EXPRESS: Destination Mogadishu

When: 22 October 12pm – 6pm Where: RichMix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA London’s only free lunchtime Pan African Family adventure chugs in with a dazzling experience of Africa and the Diaspora. All aboard the MWALIMU EXPRESS as we pull in to African cities and bring you awesome music from around the continent …