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BHM Presentation: Black Paris: Race and Culture in the City of Light - Tues...
Tue 11 October 2016, 19:00 – 21:00 BST
London Borough of Haringey Black History Month Programme
Presentation/Film Screening: 'Black Paris: Race and Culture in the City of Light'
This informative and inspirational presentation by Black History Studies tells the story of the African Americans who left America to create the Jazz age in Paris between the First and Second World Wars. After peace was signed at Versailles, many African Americans remained in Europe rather than return to the brutal segregation and racism of America. Over the next two decades, they formed an expatriate community of musicians, entertainers and entrepreneurs, primarily congregating in Paris' hilly Montmarte neighbourhood. This event celebrates the 110th birthday of the dancer, singer and actress Josephine Baker. Donations are encouraged and gratefully accepted.
THIS EVENT IS NOT TO BE MISSED!!
This event will take place on TUESDAY 11 OCTOBER 2016 from 7pm to 9pm.
Doors open at 6.30pm.
This event will be held at Hornsey Library, Haringey Park, Hornsey, N8 9JA. Nearest Tube: Finsbury Park Station. Nearest Train Station: Crouch Hill Station. Buses 41, 91, W3, W5, W7.
SEATING IS UNRESERVED AVAILABLE ON A FIRST COME FIRS SERVED BASIS. THOSE WHO BOOK THEIR TICKETS GET PRIORITY ENTRANCE.
Admission will be FREE. Donations would be appreciated.
PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES EARLY.
Places for this event are limited so if you are interested in attending please reply as soon as possible to acknowledge your place.
Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so don't delay.
Please note that this event will be filmed and photographed for historical record and uploaded to the World Wide Web. By attending and participating in this event, you are giving your consent to be filmed and waiving any and all claims regarding the use of your image.