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AFRICAN RESISTANCE AND EMPOWERMENT: Families Re-United After 200 Years
Sat 22 April 2017, 13:00 – 17:00 BST
An event for people of African Heritage.
On 2nd August 1838, after Emancipation Day, every African mother in the British Caribbean was empowered as she went from plantation to plantation looking for, and to take back home her children who had been forced by enslavers to shoot hard labour. Arthur Torrington will also talk about the resilience of African mothers after 200 years in bondage and how they worked to keep families together. The final presentation by Dr Erica McInnis is An Introduction to Emotional Emancipation Circles.