Black History Month Events

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Forthcoming Events

Thu 1st October

Bristol At The Centre of Black History
5:30pm - 7pm
Online
Marvin Rees (Mayor of Bristol) in conversation with Shawn Sobers on the history of Bristol and the slave trade, the story of the Colston statue, and how it made waves around the world.

Fri 2nd October

Lunchtime Power Hour for Students (Black History Month)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Online
As safe space for African and Caribbean students to meet together and discuss topical issues or anything on their minds.

Thu 8th October

Anti-Racism with Afua Hirsch - Bristol SU
6pm - 7pm
Let's break down the basics. What is institutional racism? What is white privilege? What does it mean to be an active anti-racist?

Fri 9th October

Lunchtime Power Hour for Students (Black History Month)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Online
This event is a safe space for African and Caribbean students to meet together and discuss topical issues or anything on their minds.
Decolonising UWE
2pm - 2:50pm
Online
Panel discussion exploring what needs to be done for UWE to be a decolonised learning space, and what role students can play in that agenda.

Wed 14th October

Bristol Bus Boycott and Legacy of UK Race Relations
5:30pm - 7pm
Online
Talk by Michele Curtis on the 1963 Bristol bus boycott, and impact it had on the forming of the first Race Relations Act in the UK.

Fri 16th October

Lunchtime Power Hour for Students (Black History Month)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Online
This event is a safe space for African and Caribbean students to meet together and discuss topical issues or anything on their minds.

Wed 21st October

Black Lives Matter and the Call for Action
5:30pm - 7pm
Online
Panel discussion reflecting on the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer, and what it means for the future of the city of Bristol. What should happen next?

Fri 23rd October

Lunchtime Power Hour for Students (Black History Month)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Online
This event is a safe space for African and Caribbean students to meet together and discuss topical issues or anything on their minds.

Fri 30th October

Lunchtime Power Hour for Students (Black History Month)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Online
This event is a safe space for African and Caribbean students to meet together and discuss topical issues or anything on their minds.
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