Marking Black History Month at UWS

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Sunday the 1st of October marks the start of the UK’s Black History month. The month is an opportunity to examine the struggles and triumphs of Black People who for many years were erased from British history. It is an opportunity to raise the profile of people like Mary Seacole and celebrate the positive contributions that black people have made to our communities. As part of the month, long series of events being held across the country UWS is hosting a screening of the documentary “Every Cook Can Govern” about the Life, impact and works of C.L.R James. It is an epic feature-length documentary which grapples with colonialism, slavery and revolution.

This film will be shown at UWS Paisley Campus on Wednesday 4th October at 2.00pm Come meet the Director Ceri Dingle and contributors to the film for a Q&A, followed by a reception.This is a unique opportunity to gain an insight into the life of the Trinidadian born revolutionary who died in Brixton London 1989.

To book a place please register at https//uwsblackhistory.eventbrite.co.uk

For further information, please contact carlton.brick@uws.ac.uk or naira.dar@uws.ac.uk

For more information about other Black History Month events see: Official Black History Month