Harrow BHM Season 2013 Launch. Monday Sep. 30, 6.30-8.30pm. Free Launch of 2013 Season’s ‘African British Civil Rights Since The 1960s’. Keynote speaker: Community activist Lee Jasper, followed by Q&A and presentations to winners of ‘What civil rights mean to me, and why they are important’ youth essay competition by Harrow Mayor Cllr Nana Asante. Read More
A surprise Film Screening/Q&A With Imruh Bakari. Friday Oct. 4, 6.30-9.30pm. £5 (online), £7 (at door), £2 (children) A ‘surprise’ film screening, after which film-maker & lecturer Imruh Bakari (‘Riots and Rumours of Riots’ (1981); Director of Savannah Films, and Senior Lecturer in Film & Media Studies at the University of Winchester) will facilitate a Read More
From Martin Luther King To Paul Stephenson in 1963. From Race Riots In Chicago To Cardiff in 1919. How Far Have We Come? Friday Oct. 25, 5-7pm. Free Leader of the Chicago’s Live The Spirit Big Band Ernest Dawkins, talks about the historical background to the compositions, ‘I Have A Dream’ inspired ‘A Deferred Dream Read More
Word Power: Together We Can! Tuesday Oct. 29, 6.30-8pm. Free Keynote speaker: Motivational speaker Andrew Muhammad a.k.a The Investigator, followed by Q&A. Creative writing and performance speaking to civil rights theme from youth workshop facilitated by Music4Causes’ rapper/songwriter Kimba. Light refreshments available. Harrow Civic Centre 1, Station Road, Harrow HA1 2XY For more information or Read More
Claudia Jones & Amy Ashwood Garvey: Sisters In Civil Rights Activism. Thursday Nov. 7, 6.30-8.30pm. Free Keynote speaker: Jurisconsult Esther Stanford-Xosei highlights the post-1960s work of the two female activists in UK beyond Carnival and being wife of pan-African icon Marcus Garvey, followed by Q&A. Light refreshments available. Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow HA1 Read More
Challenging Narratives Of Deaths In Custody. Tuesday November 26, 6.30-8.30pm. Free Human rights activist Matilda MacAttram highlights some of the activism and campaigns around deaths in custody, the police and judiciary. Light refreshments available.
[Show as slideshow] Does The Conviction Of Stephen Lawrence’s Murderers Signal A Turning Point In African British Civil Rights? Tuesday Dec. 10, 6.30-8.30pm. Free Keynote speaker: Community activist Lee Jasper (BARAC), followed by Q&A, ‘The African Child’ (words on Youtube: http://bit.ly/14YfHeO), competition rules at: http://bit.ly/163hc8d) poetry recitation competition by youths, and Season’s Evaluation report to Read More