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

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 …

African History Month in the UK – NARM African British Civil Rights History + CLR James Discussion

When: Wednesday Oct. 19, 6.30-9.00pm Where: Centerprise Bookshop, 136 Kingsland High Street, London E8 2NS NARM (Naming And Role Model) consultant Kwaku will deliver an inter-active presentation on African British Civil Rights highlighting activists from the NARM book,including socio-political activist CLR James. There will be poetry by Ngoma Bishop, and Music4Causes rapper Kimba will perform …

African History Month UK – Hip Hop Black Scientists and Inventors

When: Wednesday 12th October 6.30pm – 8.30pm Where: Balham Library, 16 Ramsden Road, London. SW12 8QY http://bispublications2.eventbrite.com/ Greetings, Michael Williams, author of the best-selling Black Scientists and Inventors series of books, will give an insight into how African music effects popular culture, the science of the five elements of Hip Hop culture, the legacy of …