Uncomfortable conversations on Culture, Identity and belonging: The practice of FGM as a rite of passage in the 21st Century (Black History Month) - Wednesday 11 October 2017
Uncomfortable Conversations is a FORWARD community conversation project that empowers communities in the African diaspora to raise social and cultural issues that are difficult to discuss. In particular, harmful traditional practices and gender based violence.
Is Black History Month still important for young people today? Discussion introduced by Shakira Martin (President National Union of Students) and Chuka Umunna (Streatham MP) (Black History Month) - Friday 13 October 2017
Black History in school is usually only taught during Black History Month and even at the best of schools is often reduced to three parts: slavery, a watered down version of the Civil Rights Movement and a handful of Black inventors.
Black Sound - Black British music’s journey of creative independence (Black History Month) - Saturday 4 November 2017
Black Sound tells the story of 100 years of musical creativity and DIY ingenuity.