Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion – conference in London

Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion – conference in London

3-4 December, London The conference is being organised by Napo and Society of Black Lawyers and supported by the Attorney General Baroness Patricia Scotland of Asthal. The theme of the conference is “Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion.” The concept behind the theme is to improve awareness of the causes of social exclusion and …

Tomorrow kicks off Black History Month in the United Kingdom

Tomorrow kicks off Black History Month in the United Kingdom

Black History Month has been celebrated across the UK every October for over 30 years, each year growing from strength to strength. Black History Month is a time when we highlight and celebrate the achievements of the black community and uncover hidden history about our communities. The BHM site will provide you with a comprehensive …

UPDATE:  The Silent Majority – European Women’s conference – 11 May – London

UPDATE: The Silent Majority – European Women’s conference – 11 May – London

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel The Silent Majority Conference on Monday 11 May. We still hope to be able to hold the conference at a later date and will keep you informed. Eva ============= Eva Szabo European Commission Rep in the UK 8 Storey’s Gate, London SW1P 3AT, UK http://ec.europa.eu/unitedkingdom/index_en.htm www.europe.org.uk …

Highlights from Michelle Obama’s Visit to London During the G20 Summit

Highlights from Michelle Obama’s Visit to London During the G20 Summit

This was the scene at Buckingham Palace on the 1st ahead of the G20 Summit. This touch at a reception later that day sparked a mild controversy. Embedded video from CNN Video CNN: The British media called it everything from a breach of protocol to an extraordinary show of affection from the queen. The Times …

Living Ancestors Lecture Tomorrow

Living Ancestors Lecture Tomorrow

A talk by artist Gabrielle le Roux and Natalie Charles, a Dominican human rights activist and writer. Gabrielle le Roux will talk about her experiences interviewing and drawing the centenarian Dominican women featured in the Living Ancestors exhibition. The two speakers explore survival and celebration in the face of poverty and oppression. 1.10-2.00pm at the …

Living Ancestors: A tribute in portraits and stories to the world’s oldest woman and other Caribbean centenarian women

Living Ancestors: A tribute in portraits and stories to the world’s oldest woman and other Caribbean centenarian women

1 April – 31 July 2009 in London The exhibition This is an exhibition of portraits of women over the age of 100 from the island of Dominica, including the world’s oldest woman Ma Pampo who was 126 years old when she was drawn. Accompanying the portraits are stories recorded by the artist, as she …