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Black History Month Events 2011

Black History Month Events 2011

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This page will constantly update as events come in.  For other events please see the EVENTS CALENDAR.

Friday 21st October 2011

Event 1:
Afrikan Women in Revolution
Presented by Afrikan Freedom Fighter (from Guinea-Bisseau)
Sister Teodora Gomes

@ 6.30 arrival 7pm start

The West Indian Ex-Servicemen’s Association
161-167 Clapham Manor St, London SW4 6DB
For more information contact the Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum,
Phone: 07944-204-955; Email: pascfevents@gmail.com; Website: www.pasf.org.uk
Listen to the Pan-Afrikan People’s Phone-in on Sundays 7-10pm at: www.pascf.org.uk
About Teodora Gomes (in brief)
There is much more to say about Comrade Teodora Inacia Gomes than space permits. In summary, she is a dedicated Pan-Afrikanist revolutionary; a women’s activist, a Freedom Fighter and war veteran that helped (along with Amilcar Cabral) to liberate Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde from imperialism’s grip, while contributing to the downfall of the fascist regime in Portugal on 25 April 1974, leading to the Independence of Guinea-Bisseau, Angola, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe in 1975. In short, Comrade Teodora Inacia Gomes is a living untiring heroine.

November

Friday 4th November 2011@ 6.30pm arrival 7pm start

Event 2:
Tribute to
Geronimo Pratt
Afrikan Freedom Fighter – (Black Panther Party)
Venue: The West Indian Ex-Servicemen’s Association
161-167 Clapham Manor St, London SW4 6DB
Entry is free
Tributes will be made by organisations and individuals in the community. Keynote tribute to be delivered by:
Professor Linn Washington (Temple University)
The world’s leading authority on the case of Death Row Afrikan Freedom Fighter (Black Panther Party) Mumia Abu Jamal.
For more information contact the Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum,
Phone: 07944-204-955; Email: pascfevents@gmail.com; Website: www.pasf.org.uk
Listen to the Pan-Afrikan People’s Phone-in on Sundays 7-10pm at: www.pascf.org.uk

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  1. Kwaku says:

    We’ll be looking at how Black History Month (BHM) came about in the UK re: 25 Years On… http://25yearson.eventbrite.com

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