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20
Oct

Black History Month 2017 Part 2 – The Scramble for Africa

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Part 2 of our series on Colonialism in Africa, we will be focusing on Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganada, Madagascar and Burundi

Several events will be coming up during this month, so keep an eye out for:

  • BHM Karaoke (Stags’) – 19 October
  • Caribbean Curry and Quiz at WSA (WSA Cafe)– 24 October
  • Debate: Building The Black Lives Matter Movement And Its Importance (Nuffield 06/1081)– 25 October

Ethiopia

Ethiopia was one of 2 African countries to have never been colonized, but was occupied by Italy for a short period in 1936. Under the Reign of Emperor Menelik II, the Italians signed the … Read the rest

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19
Oct

Black History Month 2017 – The Scramble for Africa

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October is Black History Month and a time to reflect on history: a history from which we can take pride, learn from and sometimes avoid repeating it’s mistakes.

Several events will be coming up during this month, so keep an eye out for:

  • BHM Karaoke (Stags’) – 19 October
  • Caribbean Curry and Quiz at WSA (WSA Cafe)– 24 October
  • Debate: Building The Black Lives Matter Movement And Its Importance (Nuffield 06/1081)– 25 October

During this month, the Union and student societies are leading a campaign on the history of Colonialism in Africa. We will be focusing on African nations  which … Read the rest

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14
Oct

Black History Month

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It’s Black History Month and we’re showing our support by running a packed programme of events in collaboration with student groups. You can look forward to:

All month – Cultural Food in The Bridge 

  • Enjoy special dishes in The Bridge inspired by different cultures

Saturday 15 October – Nigerian Independence Day Party

  • 19:00 in The Bridge
  • Organised in collaboration with Nigerian Society

Thursday 20 October – Hairspray

  • 19:00 at Union Films

Tuesday 25 October to – Friday 28 October East African Society Exhibition

  • 09:00-17:00 in the Union Southampton Concourse

Thursday 27 October – Hotel Rwanda

  • 19:00 at Union Films

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28
Oct

Black History Month: Caribbean Culture Night

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Here at the Union we’re in the midst of Black History Month. This is a time to recognise and celebrate the important contributions that people of African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage make to humanity – raising awareness of different cultures and communities.

Throughout the month we’ve been celebrating through a series of events, collaborating with student groups. These events and activities are open to anyone, so please come along and join in with our celebrations!

Following on from the showing of 42, the film that tells the story of Jackie Robinson (who was the first modern African American … Read the rest

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21
Oct

October’s Black History Month Events

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This year we have lots of events planned to commemorate Black History Month, .

Black History Month is a time to recognise and celebrate the important contributions that people of African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage make to humanity – raising awareness of different cultures and communities, and our events aim to highlight these contributions.

On the 25th October there will be a free screening of the film ’42’ in Union Films. The film is about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in the baseball Major League, and the screening will begin at 2:15pm. Finally on the 28th October there … Read the rest

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