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FOR INFORMATION ONLY: Book at www.bitly.com/RaceMusic for SEP 28 Monday Xtra History Sessions: Racism, Afriphobia & The UK Music Industry

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SEP 28 Monday Xtra History Sessions: Racism, Afriphobia & The UK Music Industry

THE RE:IMI UK MUSIC INDUSTRY AND RACISM FILM REMIX: The history of racism in British music and how the industry is dealing with it.

An opportunity to highlight and reflect on the history of racism, Afriphobia and music, and what UK music industry organisations are doing

RE:IMI (Race Equality: In Music Industry) co-ordinator Kwaku, wearing the hat of history consultant, leads this important forum highlighting the little-known histories of music and the interplay of racism and Afriphobia in the UK over the decades.

Following the screening of 'The RE:IMI UK Music Industry And Racism' video, special guest Prof. Paul Gilroy, Director of the Sarah Parker Remond Centre for the Study of Racism & Racialisation, will summarise and offer some discussion points.

Representatives of some of the UK music industry organisations interviewed for the RE:IMI Black Out Tuesday UK Music Industry Race Diversity Report (click here) will then make presentations, updating the attendees on their post-George Floyd anti-racism/Afriphobia and African heritage-facing diversity programmes.

After which the floor would be open for an open discussion.

The programme will be published here once confirmed.

Click here to view related resource BBMM2015 Race/Ethnic Diversity In Music Conference Background.

Organised by BTWSC/African Histories Revisited in association with BBM/BMC (BritishBlackMusic.com/Black Music Congress), RE:IMI (Race Equality: In Music Industry), TAOBQ (The African Or Black Question) and the various music industry organisations.

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