The AntiUniversity History Of Black History Month In Britain

12 June 2017

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Venue: The White Building, Queen's Yard, White Post Lane, London E9 5EN

Organiser: Kwaku

Kwaku is an author/editor of a number of books, educator specialising in black music and African British history, editor of BritishBlackMusic.com (BBM) and its Newsletter, and the lead on African Histories Revisited and the Look How Far We've Come...? resources

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 video 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?

An African Histories Revisited/Akoben Awards African history presentation - part of AntiUniversity Now June 10-16 2017