African & Proud? 2 – Talks + Quiz + Music + Play

Saturday May 19 2018, 12.30-4.30pm

In the midst of UN’s IDPAD (International Decade For People Of African Descent) 2015-2024, this family-friendly event offers discourse on African identity and history through discussions, quiz, music and drama, as we mark African Jubilee Year 1987-88 @ 30 exploring the African Or Black Question Manifesto and the Global African Quad flag…

Features Music4Causes’ spoken word artist, rapper and singer-songwriter Kimba dropping history of hip-hopp beats; Olivette Cole-Wilson, Davina Cole, Schiekelle Collu, Kwame Bentil and Oluyemi Cole-Wilson expose the drama of life as Africans and African-Caribbeans living in London deal with identity issues, at a time when the Commonwealth and Windrush Scandal is blowing up.

African and Proud 2

Are you an African? Does the quote below by historian Runoko Rashidi resonate with you?
If so, you’re especially welcome!
“We are African people. Get comfortable with it. And learn to love your African self.”

UPDATES:
Mini Who I Am & What I Do Networking – golden minute opportunities to talk about your business or what you do
What I Did – If you’ve been proactive in doing something that’s yielded positive results that others can also follow, let us know – prizes for the most inspirational

£10 cash at the door – provided places are available

DRAFT PROGRAMMME
12.30-1.00pm Registration/Refreshments, TAOBQ (The African Or Black Question) documentary excerpt
1.00-1.20pm Welcome
1.20-1.40pm Global African Quiz
1.40-2.00pm African Voices Quotations Session
2.00-3.30pm ‘As Long As You’re Of African Heritage…’ play & Q&A
3.30-4.00pm Introduction of African Jubilee Year 1987-88 @ 30 and the Global African Quaf flag, includes Golden Minutes from African History and pan-African activists
4.00-4.30pm Music4Causes African history-focused ‘Did You Know?’ performance by Kimba

Books, including ‘African Voices: Quotations By People Of African Descent’ (£8), DVDs on sale

+ Hear about the The UN’s International Decade For People Of African Descent initiative
+ Listen To Music 4 Causes’ conscious and empowering music
+ Improve your global African history knowledge base with quick fire quiz
+ Find out about the African Jubilee Year Declaration and its role in the introduction of Black History Month 30 yeas ago, and the African Jubilee Year 1987-88 initiative
+ Be inspired by quotations by Africans on the continent and its diaspora using the ‘African Voices: Quotations By People Of African Descent’ book (£1 discount off purchase on the day)
+ Let the play fire your imagination and engender discussion about identity, etc
+ Fancy having an African name? Why not aran yourself!

Organised in association with Africans For JC Values

‘London African History Through Representations In The Capital’. Thursday May 31:
www.bit.ly/LDNAfrHis2018

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