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