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BHM 2020: WCC Archives and Black History Studies lunchtime webinars

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Join us at lunchtime for an enlightening journey through Black History with Westminster's Archives team and Black History Studies.

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Sign up to one or all of these lunchtime webinars, for an interesting and enlightening journey through Black history.

Below is a list of what each webinar will cover. Please register your interest in each session you would like to attend so that we can monitor numbers.

Friday 2 October, 12-1pm

  • WCC Archives: Burial of Margaret Moor 1571 at St Martin in the Fields
  • Black History Studies: Queens and Great Women of Ancient and Medieval Africa

Friday 9 October, 12-1pm

  • WCC Archives: The British Museum’s Famous Cato Street conspiracy print by George Cruikshank introduces us to the story of William Davidson, Jamaican revolutionary
  • Black History Studies: Virtual Black History Tour of the British Museum

Friday 16 October, 12-1pm

  • WCC Archives: The story of Ignatius Sancho from slavery to Whitehall tea dealer and the first recorded African voter in UK, buried in Christchurch Gardens
  • Black History Studies: Money, Finance and African History: Linking our Financial Past to Present Day Financial Freedom

Friday 23 October, 12-1pm

  • WCC Archives: The story of Walter Tull from a Methodist Orphanage to pioneering footballer and soldier.
  • Black History Studies: The Amazing History of Black People in London before 1948

Friday 30 October, 12-1pm

  • WCC Archives: Black Tudors examples of London’s black community in 15th century including Henry VII’s black trumpeter
  • Black History Studies: The Hidden History of Africa Before the Slave Trade


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