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African & Proud?
Sat 22 April 2017, 12:30 – 16:30 BST
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In the midst of UN's IDPAD (International Decade For People Of African Descent), this family-friendly event offers discourse on African identity and history through discussions, quiz, music and drama
Are you an African? Does the quote below by historian Runoko Rashidi resonate with you?
If so, you're especially welcome!
"We are African people. Get comfortable with it. And learn to love your African self."
Mini Who I Am & What I Do Networking - golden minute opportunities to talk about your business or what you do
What I Did - If you've been proactive in doing something that's yielded positive results that others can also follow, let us know - prizes for the most inspirational
Raffle - we'll raffle some goods and services offered by African-run businesses, so bring your cash!
£10 cash at the door - provided places are available
12.30-1.00pm Registration/Refreshments, TAOBQ (The African Or Black Question) documentary excerpt
1.20-1.40pm Global African Quiz
1.40-2.00pm African Voices Quotations Session
2.00-3.30pm As Long As You're Of African Heritage... play & Q&A
3.30-4.00pm Introduction of African History UK Network & African History @ 30/#AHMUK30 Campaign includes Golden Minutes from African History specialists
4.00-4.30pm Music 4 Causes Playlist, Araning, Refreshments, wrap Up
Books, including 'African Voices: Quotations By People Of African Descent' (£8), DVDs and food on sale
+ Hear about the The UN's International Decade For People Of African Descent initiative
+ Listen To Music 4 Causes' conscious and empowering music
+ Improve your global African history knowledge base with quick fire quiz
+ Find out about the African Jubilee Year Declaration and its role in the introduction of Black History Month 30 yeas ago
+ Be inspired by quotations by Africans on the continent and its diaspora using the 'African Voices: Quotations By People Of African Descent' book (£1 discount off purchase on the day)
+ Let the play fire your imagination and engender discussion about identity, etc
+ Fancy having an African name? Why not aran yourself!