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2021 LISTINGS

Kent 22 September 2021

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

A brand-new show about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference between…

Billy Ocean – One World Tour Glasgow
Nottingham Wednesday 22 September 2021

Billy Ocean

British Soul icon Billy Ocean returns to Nottingham for one night only! Billy will be performing the best…

Manchester Wednesday 22 September 2021

Harleighblu

If you were to assign a physical incarnation to a song, the latest track from Harleighblu would be…

Footsie
Islington Wednesday 22 September 2021

Footsie

Footsie is a grime artist from Newham, London. Formerly a member of mid-noughties grime collective Newham Generals with…

ONLINE EVENTS Wednesday 22 September 2021

Trailblazers of Black Theatre

Trailblazers of Black Theatre: illustrated talk by Stephen Bourne, author of Deep are the Roots, an odyssey into…

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Fostering & Adoption MORE

“I would definitely encourage others to consider adoption. I always knew I wanted children and I tried everything from IVF to surrogacy to have them. All of those journeys led to heartbreak, except adoption.

WATCH: In the midst of a pandemic, adoption is firmly in the hearts of our communities 

As we enter Black History Month, we and the world instinctively reflect and celebrate the positive things within black communities. It is widely known in black communities that…


History of Slavery MORE

View of island Goree with fort and Dakar city visible in the background. Gorée Island. Dakar, Senegal. Africa. Île de Gorée.

Slave Trade Routes

Countless local and regional slave trades in Europe, Africa, and the Americas combined to create the transatlantic slave…


The Slave Hunt” depicts soldiers from Sokoto raiding a village to capture slaves. [Harper’s Weekly (Sept. 12, 1857), p. 581]

The Slave Hunt – Capture and Captives

For three and a half centuries, European slavers carried African captives across the Atlantic in slave ships originating…


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