400 Years of Black Women Resistance Leaders (Islington)

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Islington Town Hall

Upper Street

London

N1 2UD

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Todays event 8th October Tuesday 6.30pm is CANCELLED due to a burst water main

This one off lecture presents visual and biographical details of Black women from the UK and around the world who have resisted colonialism and racism. Women do not get the historical credit they deserve;this interactive presentation will give the audience video and documentary evidence of the who, what and why of over 40 female fighters who used any means necessary to fight for equallity. Women include: Dora Akunyili, Dame Jocelyn Barrow, Olive Morris, Anne Cools, Edna Ismail, Althea Gibson and more. We will cover 400 years of such international female resisters who used pistols, pens and placards. Bring notepad and pen and be on time. Our 12 week course of the same name starts in 2020

This event will start at 6.00pm, latecomers will miss out and may not get a seat.

Other exciting events in 2019 from www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk. Full details here https://bit.ly/2keUIVF

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    • Special screening of Captain Thomas Sankara at BFI Southbank September 21st
    • Black history river cruise November 10th
    • Trafalgar Square, St Paul's, Soho, Elephant & Castle, Notting Hill walks
    • Tutankhamun's hidden African history November 3rd
    • The Black history of video games
    • Black presence in the National Gallery
    • Black Panthers real African history and the books to prove it
    • African Superheroes Day
    • How to move to the Caribbean and live Good September 21st
    • Heroic Black Sailors of the 1800s
    • Errol Barrow Freedom Fighter film at BFI Southbank



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Islington Town Hall

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London

N1 2UD

United Kingdom

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