Colston Hall, the first domino goes down…
10 hours ago
When Jim Crow met John Bull: The Battle of Bamber Bridge 1943 University of Central Lancashire and Preston Black History Group present a weekend of commemorative events 21st- 23rd June 2013 Friday 21st June, 1-7pm, University of Central Lancashire Symposium with Film Showing and Performance Speakers: Graham Smith (Author: When Jim Crow Met John Bull) Neil Wynn (Author: The Afro-American and the Second World War) Steven Bourne (Author: The Motherland Calls: Britain’s Black Servicemen
and Women 1939-45) Alan Rice (Author: Creating Memorials, Building Identities) Gregory Cook (Producer: Choc’late Soldiers from the USA) Film showing of Choc’late Soldiers from the USA (first shown at the
Smithsonian, Washington DC, 2009) and discussion with producer Gregory
Cook from Philadelphia 'Lie Back and Think of America' Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, a one-woman show and post-show
discussion with Front Room Theatre Company’s Natalie Wicox Symposium is free and open to all: please book with Professor
Alan Rice firstname.lastname@example.org by June 7th 22nd - 23rd June: Events in Bamber Bridge including church service etc.
Organised by Preston Black History Group, Chair Clinton Smith
INVITATION Re: John Archer and Black Politics. Free presentation @ Battersea Library
April 16, 6.30pm
BTWSC NARM African British Histories Rolls On With NARM Paul Stephenson & Bristol Bus Boycott @ 50 And NARM John Archer London's First African Mayor @ 100
John Archer and Black Politics. A free, audio-visual presentation by history consultant Kwaku which highlights the community and local political activities by Archer, who became London's first African mayor when he was elected Mayor of Battersea 100 years ago in 1913. Archer, initially a Liberal politician, he became a stalwart of Battersea's Labour party and trade union movement, and successfully worked with an Asian Communist to be twice elected MP. Archer was also involved in pan-Africanism.
For more information or to book: www.narm2013.eventbrite.com