Saturday, February 26, 2011

Black History Events: African Superheroes Day

London Black History Walks are continuing their pro- gramme of events. See below.

African Superheroes Day Sunday 27th Feb 2011

The original three-and-a-half-hour event repeated by popular demand with African Superhero DVDs for sale on the day and interviews with animators and directors.

African Superheroes: Many artists are making up for the severe lack of positive images of Black people in animated films and comics. This animation festival for 6-60-year-olds will feature a variety of African-themed cartoons which tell tales of; Magical Nigerian women warriors, Anansi the West African Folk Hero, The story of Ogun and Oshun, Teenage Black superheroes and more.

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Click here for Celebrating Black Heroes and Sheroes.

Walks in Trafalgar Square Sunday 13th and Monday 14th March

In 100 minutes, your guide will take you through hundreds of years of the African presence, and contribution, to London’s way of life. Discover secret alleyways and enormous buildings all connected to Africa and the Caribbean in ways which the owners do not want you to know. Find out about Black loyalists and African revolutionaries. Uncover the submerged links between racism, trade, religion, slavery and politics which are still evident in the very streets and buildings of the oldest part of London.

£7.00 adults £3.00 children. Group bookings possible. Walks last approx 2 hours, mail to

Click here fore more info and to book. For background information, see: London Black History Walks. See below for more events.

Events with Black History Studies - Celebrating International Women's Day through Film

* Sunday 6th March 2011- Ida B.Wells: A Passion for Justice

* Wednesday 9th March 2011- Strange Fruit

* Wednesday 16th March 2011- Zora Nearle Hurston: Jump At The Sun

* Wednesday 23rd March 2011- Sisters In Law

* Sunday 27th March 2011- Assata Shakur: A Biography

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