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Understanding African Identity & UN’s African Initiatives

August 22, 2015 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Understanding African ID and UN

Understanding African Identity & UN’s African Initiatives

 

To book: www.bit.ly/AfricanID

Saturday Aug. 22, 5-8pm @ Clapham Methodist Church Hall, 121 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7JR (Enter through Nelson Row entrance; Clapham Common, near Sainsbury’s). All donations from attendance bookings go to the Queen Mother Moore Saturday School – for more details, see Rev Hewie Andrew on the day, Limited stalls available for £15 each.

Monday Aug. 24, 6.30-8.30pm @ Harrow Mencap, 1st floor (ring middle buzzer), 3 Jardine House, Harrovian Business Village, Bessborough Road, Harrow HA1 3EX (Harrow On The Hill station; apprx 100 yards from M&S/BP petrol station). Free

The event consists of the screening of Kwaku‘s vox pops documentary ‘The African Or Black Question’, ‘IDPAD 2015-2024: Understanding The UN’s Int’l Decade For People Of African Descent’, and ‘Black V African Schism’, which precedes discussion on African identity, terminology and the UN initiatives – International Year For People Of African Descent 2011 (IYPAD) and International Decade For People Of African Descent 2015-2024 (IDPAD) – and exploring how these initiatives empower Africans.

Two jurist consults Esther Stanford-Xosei & Kofi Mawuli Klu, Co-Vice Chairs of PARCOE (Pan-Afrikan Reparations Coalition in Europe), explain UN”s IDPAD (International Decade For People Of African Descent) and its potential in uplifting the African cause on a local, regional and global level; and provide an update on the UK reparations movement.

It’s suitable for young people. Stalls available for selling books, DVDs, crafts, etc.

In association with TAOBQ (The African Or Black Question) and PARCOE

 

Details

Date:
August 22, 2015
Time:
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.bit.ly/AfricanID

Organiser

BTWSC/African Histories Revisited
Email:
btwsc @ hotmail.com
Website:
www.bit.ly/AfricanID

Other

Ticket Information
www.bit.ly/AfricanID
Poster Email
edir

Venue

Clapham Methodist Church Hall
121 Clapham High Street
London, SW4 7JR United Kingdom
Website:
www.bit.ly/AfricanID