Black History Walks Newsletter 26.2.20
Black history is longer than a month...
Walks, Talks & Films on African history all year long
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Above: Youth group video feedback from a walk. Next walks: Elephant & Castle, St Paul's/Bank, Hackney, Notting Hill, Trafalgar Square. Tickets HERE
Above: Trailer for the Black History River Cruise. Next Cruise 7th March. Tickets HERE
Above: Organiser Sheval explains how the Mayor's office has blocked Sankofa Day 2020 in Trafalgar Square even though it has run successfully for four years. Meanwhile, the Mayor's office does support and/or fund St George's Day, Eid, St Patrick's Day, Vaisakhi, Chinese New Year, Diwali and Pride in Trafalgar Square. Sankofa Day seeks to highlight African-British history. Africa in the Square has also been cancelled for this year.
Above: Trailer for The Toni Morrison story:The Pieces I am.
Plus Q&A with Britains first black female publisher
'@ BFI Southbank, Waterloo
Thursday 5th March 6pm. Tickets HERE

The charismatic, Nobel-prizewinning novelist, who died last year, reflects on her career, from her childhood in a steel town in Ohio to 1970s book tours with Muhammad Ali, and from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room. Morrison leads peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition, as seen through the prism of her profound and internationally acclaimed literature.
Tutankhamun's Hidden History Sunday 1st March 1.30pm Tickets HERE

Learn how the history of Africa has been distorted by mainstream historians who have overlooked and, in many cases, ignored the true origins of the Pharaohs and the people of the Nile. Robin Walker will speak on covering up the Pharoah's ethnicity, Tony Warner shows real and fake history in movies. Terry Jervis speaks on how to make money from black history, big business, comics and superheroes.
Above: Video clip from How to Move to the Caribbean and Live Good. Next one 15th March. Tickets HERE
Queen of Sheba + Andromeda: The African female image in...

An illustrated presentation on the (replaced) Black female image in Western Art How the image of Queen of Sheba and other black women have been removed from canonical western art An illustrated review of how the representations of the Bible's...

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Above: GotKush TV goes to Africa (Garvey style) with Stella B and Nat Nye showing the true face of the continent, not stereotypes.
Above: Australian Dream the Adam Goode story coming soon to African Odysseys @BFI Southbank
Above and below: Guided walking tour of the Black presence in art at the National Gallery, Tate Modern, Wallace collection etc. Tickets HERE
Image of the Black in Tate Britain

You'll be introduced to the religious, cultural and social significance of the often hidden black presence in the works on display in Tate Britain in London, by the end of each tour you'll be able analyse the black presence in other pictures.

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Above : Jacaranda books,Twenty in 2020, will speak at How to Revolutionise the publishing industry: Black women speak. Tickets HERE
Above: Video clip from our 3-hour black history bus tour. Next trip Sunday 8th March. Tickets HERE
Jim Kelly,Kung Fu and Black British Civil Rights

Eventbrite - Black History Walks presents Jim Kelly,Kung Fu and Black British Civil Rights - Sunday, 29 March 2020 at Harris Westminster Sixth Form, London, England. Find event and ticket information.

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Above: That time when the British government was so racist it tested the virginity of Asian women before it allowed them into the country. This took place at Terminal 3 Heathrow airport until the 1980s. Google Anwar Ditta or watch the 10 minute video above
St Paul's/Bank Black History Walk (May 2nd)

In 140 minutes your guide will take you through hundreds of years of the African presence and contribution to London's way of life. Discover secret alleyways and enormous buildings all connected to Africa and the Caribbean in ways which the...

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