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Black British Civil Rights Heroes 1596 to 2006
Wed 19 October 2016, 18:30 – 21:00 BST
The bias in schools gives the impression that racism and civil rights was an American issue and totally ignores the struggles Black British people endured. This presentation will provide the names and achievements of those Black people born or resident here that fought against British racism over the last 400 years.
Dame Jocelyn Barrow,
We will also cover issues such as virginity testing at Heathrow, deaths in custody, Saturday schools, ESN classes, and much more
This event is part of the Waltham Forest Black History Month programme curated by Black History Walks
Visit www.walthamforest.gov.uk/bhm2016 to find out about other events celebrating Black History Month in Waltham Forest.
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About Black History Walks
Black History Walks offers guided Walking Tours of London to include its African history which goes back 3500 years. Walks take place in St Pauls/Bank, Docklands, Soho, Trafalgar Square, Elephant & Castle and Notting Hill.
They also offer films, talks and workshops on a variety of related topics every month all year long to complement the walks, public filmshows on history and current afairs in venues all over the country and teacher and parent training, inset days and run long and short term interventions in primary/secondary schools. Check out the website or join their mail list for details of more events. www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk