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Sep 23

Elephant & Castle Black History Walk

September 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Elephant & Castle Black History Walk | Blacknet UK
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This walk links the Imperial War Museum with the Cumin Museum of Ancient Egypt. It illustrates more than 200 years of #Blackhistory with tales of the Will Smith of 1800’s London, the strategic planning  of the #Windrush generation, African soldiers and their centuries of service to Britain, India and Africa’s enormous role in WW2. We cover:

  • How Sam King the Jamaican RAF veteran fought the Far Right
  • The Windrush generation and the fight for a place to sleep
  • Immigration, regeneration and gentrification
  • The Fisk Jubilee Singers
  • African-Americans, academia and  Queen Victoria
  • Paul Robeson, Welsh miners, the Trocadero
  • How organised Black British struggle changed the law
  • No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish
  • Mass media and Jewish refugees, Hitler and England
Walk last 2 hours .Private group bookings for schools, staff groups, birthdays possible info@blackhistorywalks.co.uk .Check out our walks, talks and films www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk
#blackhistory #blackhistorymonth #bhm #history


September 23, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Lambeth North tube station, London, SE1 7XG
London, SE1 7XG GB
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