AntiUniversity History Of Black History Month In Britain

11 June 2016

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Venue: St Augustine's Tower, Mare Street, Hackney E8 1JB

Organiser: Kwaku (African Histories Revisited)

Kwaku is a music industry & history consultant with many years experience delivering global African history and Black/African History Month programmes

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of Black (now known as African) History Month in Britain. Music industry and history consultant Kwaku will deliver an accessible, family-friendly audio-visual assisted presentation providing the back story of how it came into being in Britain, with contributions by some of the people who were at the forefront of the introduction. The presentation will clarify the purpose of BHM, highlight some of the positive impacts, and pose the question: how do we move forward with African History Month/Season 30 years on.