Category Archives: Presentations

NOI (UK) End of year celebrations 2014

  On Sunday 29th December, we were invited to an end of year dinner hosted by the Nation of Islam. We had a brilliant evening with good food and good company. Black History Studies was awarded a ‘Creativity & Learning … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Presentations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sankofa Saturday – Black Economics is Black Self Defence – Saturday 2nd August 2014

On Saturday 2nd August 2014, I delivered a presentation on ‘Black Economics is Black Self Defence’ at the Marcus Garvey Library in Tottenham as part of our Sankofa Saturday sessions. Sankofa Saturdays are free events that Black History Studies run … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Film Screenings, Presentations | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whiteness Made Simple with Dr Lez Henry

  July was a busy month for the Black History Studies family. On Monday 14th July 2014, our esteem elder and colleague Dr Lez Henry delivered his lecture on ‘Whiteness Made Simple’. In this interactive and thought provoking presentation, Dr … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Presentations | Leave a comment

Black Child Agenda Event – Sunday 8th June 2014

Had an enlightening time at the Black Child Agenda event hosted by Cheryl Phoenix Henry of UK Black Links who is a soldier, as she lost her voice but still managed to host the event. This was my first time … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Conferences, Presentations, Young People | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Birth of the Blues with Corey Harris – Wednesday 14th May 2014

  On Wednesday 14th May 2014, Black History Studies in association with CHANYA Culture Promotions hosted a presentation on ‘The Birth of the Blues’ By Corey Harris. The presentation highlighted the individual art of playing, singing and composing the blues … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Presentations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teaching Our Own: Black Homeschooling Fair – Sat 3rd May 2014

On Saturday 3rd May 2014, Black History Studies took part in Leah Salmon’s first ‘Teaching Our Own: Black Homeschooling Fair’ at Chesnuts Community Centre in Tottenham. It’s becoming apparent that the education system isn’t working as well as it should. … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Conferences, Presentations, Resources, Uncategorized, Young People | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Enduring Effects of Slavery and Institutional Racism with Dr Joy DeGruy

On Saturday 19th October 2013, we attended a unique conversation and workshop with Dr. Joy DeGruy organised by Tottenham Rights in conjunction with Queen Mary University. The aim of the event was to provide both an historical and current rationale … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Conferences, Presentations | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle Screening & Capoeira Demo

In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Brazil (13 May 1888), Black History Studies screened the new documentary ‘Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle’ on Monday 13th May 2013. In ‘Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle,’ three world renowned … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Film Screenings, Presentations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BHS at ‘Charlie Phillips: The Urban Eye Exhibition’ – Saturday 20th April 2013

On Saturday 20th April, Black History Studies went on a road trip to Nottingham to support our good friend Charlie Phillips with the launch of his ‘Charlie Phillips: The Urban Eye. Hidden Stories in the Rise of Modern Multicultural London’ … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Film Screenings, Presentations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Britain’s Black Debt: Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide lecture by Dr Hilary Beckles

On Tuesday 26th February 2013, my princess and I attended the lecture of ‘Britain’s Black Debt: Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide’, by Dr Hilary Beckles at the London Metropolitan Archives as part of the International Huntley Symposium. The … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Presentations, Resources | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments