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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

This event marks International Day Of African Resistance Against Enslavement (not “Slavery Remembrance Day” or “Slavery Memorial Day”) and is a prelude to August 31 Declared African History Reflection Day.

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.

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

Aug. 22 ONLY: a) Two jurist consults Esther Stanford-Xosei & Kofi Mawuli Klu, Co-Vice Chairs of PARCOE (Pan-Afrikan Reparations Coalition in Europe), explain IDPAD and its potential in uplifting the African cause on a local, regional and global level, b) all donations from attendance bookings go to the Queen Mother Mopre Saturday School – for more details, see Rev Hewie Andrew on the day, c) limited stalls available for £15 each.

Saturday Aug. 22, 5-8pm @ Clapham Methodist Church Hall, 121 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, United Kingdom SW4 7JR (Enter through Nelson Row entrance; Clapham Common, near Sainsbury’s)

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)

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
btwsc@hotmail.com
Event Excerpt
Exploring African identity and UN African-focused initiatives

Venue

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