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400 Years of Black Women Resistance Leaders (lecture)

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University of Westminster

115 New Cavendish Street

London

W1W 6UW

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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 Tuesday 26 February 6.30pm

This event will start at 6.30pm, latecomers will miss out and may not get a seat.

Other exciting events in 2019 from www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk :

  • African Women Resistance Leaders: Political and Spiritual, course.
  • Black History Thames river cruise March 2nd
  • Black History London bus tour March 10th
  • Black Films and White Power :10 Years of African Odysseys Course
  • Black Power Women of Brixton walk March 10th
  • 1930s Black nurses and Dr Harold Moody
  • Black Womens fashion as resistance: The head wrap/tie-head/gele
  • A Black British Panther speaks: Civil Rights and Fashion

2019
• 50 Years since the police killing of David Oluwale
• 51 years since MLK was assassinated
• 61 Years since the Notting Hill Racist Riots
• 61 years since the establishment of the West Indian Standing Conference

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