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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.

This reading group is based around the teaching of Black feminist academic bell hooks’ and her book "Sisters of the Yam," offering Black women support as they empower themselves to fight back against racism, sexism, and consumer capitalism.

This online tour will show you around the most important sites in the UK and Ireland connected to anti-slavery activist Fredrick Douglass. Learn more about the impact Douglass had on his many visits and the other freedom fighters that came as well.

Black Lives Natter is a writing group that aims to create a place of celebration, of introspection, a place that upholds the many voices of Black Women. If you're an aspiring writer with a project, join facilitator Eljai Morais for free drop-in sessions.

Organised by the community group Black History Studies, this online tour reveals the history of the North West London borough, the Black historical figures that made their mark in Brent, and the importance of Gladstone Park in Black British history.

Through this series of online events you can explore and begin to understand the oral traditions of the afterlife in African and Caribbean culture by listening to historians and storytellers discuss the spirituality and rituals that were practiced in Africa before slavery.

Artist Tracey Thorne hosts this virtual talk exploring her new exhibition Fieldnotes Jamaica, which tackles the climate crisis and its effects the island of Jamaica. She'll discuss the influence of early photography in her work, how she started making the project, and more.

This IRL lecture at Goldsmiths in London focuses on the British Black Panther movement. Guest speakers Lorna Cole and Hurley Armstrong, who were active in the movement, will look at the journey the movement took and reflect on where we are now.

Keep fit and get ready for carnival with this lively exercise class, featuring a live DJ spinning dancehall, soca, reggae, and afrobeats. You can wine your waist with HIIT drills, syncopated choreography, and squats.

Award-winning author Dorothy Koomson celebrates the launch of her new novel "My Other Husband," which follows a best-selling novelist who has been framed for murder. Inspired by a character in the book who is a nail connoisseur, this event also features a home manicure tutorial.

Head over to The Standard in London for this queer Black book club, dedicated to reading and discussing the work of a new Black artist each session. Discover new artists and build community in a welcoming, book loving space.

In this era where the concept of being digital nomads is gaining popularity, this workshop on traveling the world while Black couldn't be more useful. Learn more about becoming a travel influencer, growing your brand, and how to make a living while traveling.

Author of the book "In Search of Purity," Dr Shantella Sherman discusses how the outdated science of eugenics lives on through the ways that society treats Black women — most notably their bodily autonomy, health, beauty, and character.

Take in the key sites in London where African-American activists made an important impact in this online tour led by Dr Hannah-Rose Murray. The tour will shine a light on those freedom fighters who educated 19th Century audiences on the horrors of slavery.

Presented on the anniversary of the 1791 revolt of self-liberated slaves in Haiti, this panel of experts will question whether reparations are possible for descendants of the slave trade, and if so, what form might they take.

This monthly book club, organised by Slough Caribbean Forum, aims to teach more people about Black British history. This month’s session will cover a chapter from "Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire" by rapper, journalist, and author Akala.

A regular online meeting space for cis and trans men of colour who want a space to share and unload their worries, Reimagining Masculinities allows men to find healing, break free from the patriarchy, and reconnect with their inner being in a group setting.

Pass the Mic founder Talat Yaqoob moderates a conversation between award-winning journalist Faima Baker and broadcaster Afua Hagan, discussing the contemporary media landscape, what needs to change, and how to better cover stories about racism or sexism.

Learn how to navigate the metaverse (and all those new acronyms) during this online workshop hosted by Black Ballad. In this session created for Black women, you can gain a better understanding of the digital world and how these innovations will impact future job opportunities.

Looking for a way to keep the kids busy and engaged this summer? Why not enrol them in this online summer school, which focuses on teaching the history and cultural practices of the African diaspora.

As carnival season approaches, attend this symposium to learn more about the role women play in carnival culture. Speakers will touch on Caribbean gender politics (such a the labour involved in sewing and creating costumes) and the pressures of conforming to beauty standards.

Futures Forum is a regular series which focuses on creating space for artists of colour. In this talk, Kwame Bakoji-Hume looks at how to decolonise different interpretations of Adinkra symbols and whether art can be used as a tool to break down our identities.

Part of an ongoing series where asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants teach their traditional cuisines to the public, this class will show you how to prepare a delicious Gambian dish of lamb with peanut butter sauce and fried plantain.

At this online Black women’s group, women can join together to discuss the harm racism, chronic stress, and racialised trauma has had on them. This is a monthly circle designed as a safe space for Black women to build community.

If you're in need of a self-care session, this online workshop is designed for Black women and femmes to gather with, listen to, and support one another. Speak up about your community, how you're managing, and how you're really feeling inside.

This grassroots radical Black book event aims to empower the global Black community by highlighting new releases. You can learn about writing techniques, how to promote a book, and explore important books for Black children with the help of authors and industry experts.

If you're looking for ways to improve your understanding of Black history, sign up for this informative lecture that tackles key moments in Black history, from the realities of the transatlantic slave trade to the breakthroughs in Black British activism in the 20th century.

Artist Leah Gordon picks apart the links between Vodou and art in Haiti’s art history and contemporary practice. Leah will also discuss the use of image and artefact in Vodou ritual and her experience of exhibiting Haitian art.

This informative online talk discusses Sheffield's visual art collection, specifically the pieces relating to people from the African diaspora, including landscapes and portraits by African and European artists.

This monthly space is for Black Muslim women who experience racial prejudice and gendered Islamophobia. Access a space where you can engage in compassionate, loving therapeutic practices rooted in Islamic spiritual heritage.

In this educational talk,1000 Black Voices founder Dr Elizabeth Shaw explains why it is important to create a culture of acceptance and equality, centred around diversity in the workplace environment.

If you're in the design world or are looking to make your mark there, join this space for engaging talks about Black design. The event features a curated selection of guests sharing their experiences as Black designers in the industry.

In this hard-hitting but necessary talk, the topic of Black women's experiences in prison is explored. The talk will outline the discrimination Black women face in prison, the definition of impression management, and how it is used as a coping strategy by incarcerated women.

Join Lorna Holder for a talk on her book 'Style in My DNA', which examines 70 years of Caribbean influence on British fashion. You'll learn about her decades-long career in the fashion industry and how she overcame racial disparities and achieved success.