Monthly Archives: June 2012

Afro Hair and Beauty Show 2012

I attended the Afro Hair and Beauty Show with my four year old princess on Monday 4th June 2012. When I visited last year I was not impressed by the lack of stalls catering for people with natural hair. I … Continue reading

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Kicking It With the Kinks

I attended the lovely Cottons Restaurant in Islington on Saturday 2nd June 2012 to attend the premiere screening of ‘Kicking It With the Kinks,’ organised by Blackgirlflow.  Kicking It With the Kinks is a documentary exploring the varying attitudes towards … Continue reading

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Sing Your Song – Harry Belafonte

  A small group attended the screening of ‘Sing Your Song’ at BFI Southbank. I have watched a number of documentaries over the past year and this documentary was an inspiration to me. Wonderfully archived, and told with a remarkable … Continue reading

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Screening of Hidden Colors with Dr. Umar Johnson

Black History Studies attended and supported the screening of the brilliant Black History documentary “Hidden Colors” in which Umar Johnson flew in from the US to be part of the after screening panel.   The screening was sold out and … Continue reading

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Cointelpro 101 and the Spook Who Sat by the Door

Black History Studies attended the triple bill of screenings at BFI Southbank on Saturday 26th May 2012. I strongly recommend that you watch the films Cointelpro 101, The Spook Who Sat by the Door and Infiltrating Hollywood: The Rise and … Continue reading

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Resistance: The Best Olympics Spirit with John Carlos

I managed to squeeze past the RMT stewards at the entrance to Friends House to attend the event titled ‘Resistance: The Best Olympic Spirit’ which featured talks by John Carlos who raised his fist in defiance at the Olympic Games … Continue reading

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