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Book 51: The Lonely Londoners, Sam Selvon (1956)

Location: The Eagle & Tun, home to UB40, and our first time in a “desi pub”.

Theme: Black History Month

Chosen by: Lorna

In 1956, Trinidadian author Sam Selvon wrote… 420 more words

Review

#LOVESUs DAY - 3 REASONS TO LOVE UEA SU

by Sam Naylor

Today, Friday 2nd December 2016, is this year’s #LoveSUs Day. It’s a time to encourage positivity and togetherness with our Students’ Unions, highlighting the impact they have on our student experiences. 738 more words

Student

Homeland 

I lift my hands to the star spangled sky

as I plant my feet on the red earth;

the red earth stained with the blood of our fathers and mothers, 108 more words

Poetry

Dear Black People: I Love My Blackness. And Yours. (PART 2)

Click here to read part 1 of this chronicle

We must never let the sun set on the children of Africa.Decades later, this movement is still alive, yet not as prominent in mainstream media. 398 more words

Black Lives Matter

SWC presents: Black History Month Open Mic

Last month we held a Black History Month open mic, hosted by spoken word performer Tawona Sithole. And what an event it was, showcasing the talent of five Scottish poets. 618 more words

Past Events

Why We Should be Teaching Our Kids Local South Jersey Black History All Year Long

Written and provided by Amy Petrie of South Jersey Adventures

Every February, students across the country are taught about Black History. As a student growing up in an urban area of South Jersey, it would be pretty safe to say that I wasn’t exactly excited for this part of the curriculum. 835 more words

Family Strengthening Network

This #GivingTuesday donate to the historical BlackMusic, BlackWork exhibition

Watch our short video about bringing into fruition the BlackMusic, BlackWork Exhibit so current and future generations can know and be inspired by American music, work and unification. 42 more words
AFM Local 47