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Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
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Black event creators are at the forefront of a movement that creates spaces for communities to thrive and enact real change. We want to celebrate them. Every week we'll be spotlighting a diverse selection of events that break new ground, raise awareness and bring people together. From enlightening panel discussions through to workouts and decolonised history lectures.
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Collection by Eventbrite
Black event creators are at the forefront of a movement that creates spaces for communities to thrive and enact real change. We want to celebrate them. Every week we'll be spotlighting a diverse selection of events that break new ground, raise awareness and bring people together. From enlightening panel discussions through to workouts and decolonised history lectures.
Black event creators are at the forefront of a movement that creates spaces for communities to thrive and enact real change. We want to celebrate them. Every week we'll be spotlighting a diverse selection of events that break new ground, raise awareness and bring people together. From enlightening panel discussions through to workouts and decolonised history lectures.

Squat, twirl and twerk your way to peak fitness as a live DJ unleashes a playlist of Caribbean Soca, Dancehall and Afrobeats.

Learn about the origins of Pan-Africanism in this enlightening half day online workshop. Starting with Edward Blyden in the 19th Century, students will be introduced to the role of Pan-Africanism in Black liberation thought.

Learn how to arrange songs and find the right gear with Saffron’s monthly workshops for women and gender non-conforming people. The special guest this month is producer, DJ, and radio host KG who will break down one of her original tracks.

Join musician and educator Kwame Bakoji-Hume as he looks at reclaiming how we consider African music, what happens when it gets filtered through a European lens, and the musical differences between regions.

Part of Kingston University’s British Black History reading group this session focuses on Okechukwu Nzelu's The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney, a witty novel with a Nigerian protagonist that focuses on themes of race, religion, sexuality, and gender.

This series is a space to share your view and suggestions on the improving care for mental health issues in the Black community and eliminating the unacceptable racial disparity in mental health services.

Celebrate the seniors in your community and feed your soul with this free online event. Enjoy an evening of singing, dancing, Black history, spoken word, and a special celebrity guest at the virtual event.

Explore the complexity of Black British masculinity in this engaging online panel which seeks to question whether Black masculinity is in crisis and looks at whether Black feminist and queer theory can be useful in untangling heteronormative ideas.

In this panel discussion, Gori Yahaya (CEO of UpSkill Digital) and Agnes Mwakatuma (co-founder of Black Minds Matter) join forces to talk about the issues surrounding mental health in the Black community.

Join Dr Sunita Abraham and Lancaster Black History Group as they dig into Lancaster’s links to transatlantic slavery and the many prominent local families in the 18th century who made their wealth through plantation slavery.

Join the co-author of the bestselling book "Slay in Your Lane," Yomi Adegoke, and presenter Qoy Lawal as they discuss female empowerment and what it means to be a Black woman in the UK today.

This insightful discussion led by FORWARD, Diasporic Development, and the African Diaspora Women’s Network focuses on young Black women’s leadership and ability to thrive as change-makers.

This month’s radical readers book group look at Black Resistance to British Policing by Adam Elliott-Cooper, a text that explores the institutional racism and structural oppression that is part of the police force.

In this illustrated Q&A talk, art and cultural historian Michael Ohajuru presents his research into the life of the Black Magus (the Black king in Renaissance Europe), and delves into what the Black presence in Europe would have looked like at this time.

If you’re a budding or years into the game photographer of colour, join this online informal social space for other photographers and visual artists of colour. The monthly event aids networking and support for artists.

Part of the Black British Artists and Political Activism series, this session sees Marlene Smith in Conversation with Alice Correia to discuss Smith’s seminal work Good Housekeeping I (1985) and consider the level of racism and police brutality that informed her work.

If you’re into punk and alternative music and are looking for a community group to get involved with, head down to this open evening to learn more about how to get involved with the organising for next year’s festival.

Join artist Rhea Storr as she leads an online session which explores themes from her 2020 essay "The Black Aesthetic as an Agent of Community: Radical Organising in the UK and USA: and discuss her film "A Protest, A Celebration, A Mixed Message."

In this online talk, film director and scholar Fred Kuwornu addresses what its like to be Black in Italy looking at visual representations of Blackness in the Renaissance to recent developments with Black Lives Matter.

This Birmingham-based group offers a safe space for Black women to meet, share their experiences and find a sense of belonging. In this meeting you can discuss what it’s like being a Black woman in today’s society and how to find sisterhood when you need it.

In this online class, you are invited to take part in a therapeutic yoga session that utilises calming restorative practices and empowering meditation to boost wellbeing. The class aims to celebrate the beauty of Black people in all shapes, sizes and abilities.

Join Word by Word’s latest event celebrating hip hop culture, spoken word and poetry with spoken word artist Otis Mensah. Explore the many ways hip hop is a vessel for expression for communities in this interactive workshop.

The monthly book club celebrates the work of queer, Black artists providing a space for book lovers to share perspectives, learn queer histories, and build community with one another.

For looking for alternative ways to spend the Winter holiday season, join this online Kwanzaa celebration. Kwanzaa is a non-religious day which centres friends and family while supporting Black people to engage with and respect their culture.

To combat the rise of Covid-19 conspiracy theories in the Black community, this online presentation looks at how conspiracy theories spread and productive ways to tackle vaccine hesitancy in the Black community.