Black History Month Glasgow.

The Drift at The Tron

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NATIONAL THEATRE OF SCOTLAND PRESENTS THE DRIFT – Black History Month 11th – 12th October 2019 World Premiere Book Online Book by phone ‘My sweet forgetful Caledonia’ The Drift is a journey through history, through Scottishness, through belonging, and through grief. An autobiographical, poetic spoken word show, The Drift sees writer and performer Hannah Lavery exploring her legacy of […]

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Black History Month Street Level Photography Temporary Hoarding Magazine and Anti-Racist Graphics

43 – 31 October, 2019 , Monday to Thursday: 10:00am – 8:00pm Hillhead Library, Byres Road Free event, no booking required streetlevelphotoworks.org Another chance to see the graphics from Temporary Hoarding magazine and anti-racist posterworks related to Rock Against Racism which were last shown in 2017 to augment the fantastic Syd Shelton ‘Rock Against Racism’ exhibition in association with Autograph. […]

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James McCune Smith Memorial Lecture Black History Month 2019 University of Glasgow

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Black History Month Glasgow 2019 Tuesday 15th October, 2019, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. This year’s James McCune Smith Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Blight. David is the Sterling Professor of History, of African American Studies, and of American Studies and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, […]

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Black Abolitionists in Scotland, Black History Month 2019

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Talk & Film Screening Thursday 10 October 2019 5.30pm, Free/£2/£4/£6 + £1 booking fee, Cinema All ages / F-rated Book online / 0141 3524900 Professor Bernier, from the University of Edinburgh, will discuss the African American “struggle for liberty” in Scotland by tracing the transatlantic tours of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Josiah Henson, Sarah Parker Remond and […]

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Cultural Diversity Showcase, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Black History Month

Friday 19 October, 2018, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland RCS Cultural Diversity Showcase The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland brings to BHM 2018 a night of performance from its diverse and international student body, showcasing music, drama, dance and spoken word. This is a night of creativity from one of the world’s […]

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“Freedom Bound” – Slavery in Scotland Discussion at GOMA

Thursday 18 October, 2018 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Nelson Mundell, PhD researcher at Glasgow University, and Sha Nazir, director of BHP comics, will discuss the research and development process of making “Freedom Bound”, the ground breaking graphic novel telling the true story of three slaves brought to Scotland and their journey to freedom. The event […]

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Mary Irvine’s Blog: Freedom Bound – Escaping Slavery in Scotland

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Freedom Bound – Escaping Slavery in Scotland by Warren Pleece, Shazleen Khan and Robin Jones, pub. BHP Comics, Glasgow 2018. I recently spent a couple of hours in Our Lady and St. Patrick’s School in Dumbarton. The reason for the visit was to hand over a set of thirty books. These were Book One of […]

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