Wednesday 6 October 09:30 – 10:30
Talk by Professor David Olusoga OBE – Black British Contributions
Join David Olusoga OBE as he shares his thoughts on what it means to be Black and British, exploring the challenges faced and the contributions the Black community has made to the fabric of British society. Organised by UEBS.
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Wednesday 6 October 19:00 - 21.30
Movie Night with African-Caribbean Society (chosen film is 'One Night in Miami')
Join ACS in a watch party to see ‘One Night in Miami’, a 2020 film exploring the meeting of four prolific figures of modern history: Malcolm X, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), Jim Brown and Sam Cooke. The film follows the aftermath of Clay's win in the fight against World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston. What happens throughout this one night will change history moving forward. Discuss with others what you think of the film!
Thursday 14 October 17:00 – 18:00
Bryan Knight - Exeter alumnus speaker event on The Black Power Movement
Bryan Knight is an Exeter alumnus and journalist, oral historian and podcaster focussed on British History and current affairs. Bryan will be joining us to discuss the Black Power Movement in Britain. Read his most recent article about the inspirational achievements of Altheia Jones-Lecointe.
Register your interest for the event here(online Zoom/Teams link to be circulated via email before the event).
Monday 18 October 17:30 – 18:30
In Conversation with Sophia Thakur
Sophia Thakur is an award-winning, best-selling author and performance poet, with a mission to push the boundaries of poetry and literature. We’re delighted to have Sophia with us in person speaking on empowerment and self-expression, and performing a spoken word piece.
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