UK Black History Month

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Contemporary Activism, from past to present

From past to present we link Authors, Activists and thinking about how young people can become future activists About this Event Contemporary Activism, from past to present: Making lasting change for the Black community Over Black History Season we will be remembering activist and journalist Claudia Jones, founder of Carnival in London at St Pancras …

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Headties and Headwraps

Exploring the complex history of turbans, headties and headwraps with a virtual workshop,imagery and showing of the film Wax Print About this Event Exploring the complex history of turbans, headties and headwraps with a virtual workshop,imagery and showing of the film Wax Print A symbol of resistance identity and validation of beauty, head ties and …

UK Black History Month

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Books and Beyond

Books and Beyond Launching Camden’s virtual book club for our Black History Season -          Girl, Women, Other     by Bernadine Evaristo      live webinar   20 Oct -          My Sister, The Serial Killer    by Oyinkan Braithwaite  live webinar 17 Nov -          Ordinary People  by Diana Evans  live webinar  08 Dec Start reading and join the discussion with guest …

UK Black History Month

BHM UK: Black Film Collectives: Then and Now

Celebrating Black History Season at Swiss Cottage Gallery Curated by Anthony Andrews of We Are Parable in partnership with LUX, BFI and The June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive.  Celebrating Black History Season at Swiss Cottage Gallery   5 Oct – 19 Nov 2020.   We are delighted to announce that Anthony Andrews, the Co-founder of We Are Parable has curated the exhibition Black Film Collectives: …

UK Black History Month

BHM UK: Back to the Future: How our Journey began coordinated by Camden Black Workers Group (CBWG)

Date And Time Fri, 23 October 202018:00 – 20:30 BST This will be a programme of conversation featuring guest speakers – Patrick Vernon OBE, British social commentator, Basil Gabbidon musician Steel Pulse and activist; Dr Angela Herbert – Chair of Violent Crime prevention board and Kieran Ferdinand Camden Council Hosted and facilitated by Alim Kamara …

UK Black History Month

PRS Presents Black History Month

PRS for Music, in collaboration with PRS Foundation bring to you this special virtual edition of the long-running series PRS Presents, celebrating Black History Month. Hosted by award winning broadcaster and author Gemma Cairney, you will see performances from emerging and established PRS Members, historic and educational elements and organisations highlighted that are around to support …

UK Black History Month

BLM UK-‘We were taken advantage of. That is what hurt’

From the BBC When Neville Howard arrived in the UK as part of the Windrush generation in 1947 it was a different world. The 92-year-old – well-known around Cardiff for his singing – remembered reading “no blacks, no Irish” signs and how he “just had to learn to live with” racism. Mr Howard said: “All …

UK Black History Month

BHM UK: The digital activism boosting Black Lives Matter

From the BBC If you didn’t think you could use a dating app or a video game to protest against racial injustice, think again. With many cities still under lockdown measures, people are finding innovative online ways to demonstrate solidarity or collect donations in support of Black Lives Matter. It’s more than just posting a …

UK Black History Month

How the advertising industry can help empower racial equality

Written by Nishma Robb Athird of us come from working class backgrounds, but only 10% break into what’s considered elite careers1. When we talk about equality in the U.K., we need to talk about income equality. I’ve seen a lot of change for good during my 25 years in advertising and media. But as a …

Islington Black Business Expo

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 12:30 PM – 6:00 PM Celebrate Black History Month with Islington Chamber of Commerce and Voluntary Action Islington! Islington Expo will bring the borough together to celebrate the vibrancy and importance of Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) businesses and their contribution to the local economy and Islington’s unique community spirit. …