Monthly Archives: September 2014

African History & Croydon 22 November

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Challenging Stories in the FWW 3 & 27 October

Challenging Stories Of Empire In The First World War Audio visual presentation by Kwaku, Friday Oct. 3, 6.30-8.30pm, Battersea Library (Wandsworth). Free Challenging Stories Of African And (African-)Caribbean People In The British Military Forces Audio visual presentation by Kwaku Monday … Continue reading

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Not Just Tories Leaving Their Party – Paul Salveson Quits Labour

Paul Salveson, a well-known Labour and community activist in the Colne Valley, Yorkshire, has left the Labour Party and announced his support for Yorkshire First – the pro Yorkshire parliament party. Commenting on his decision, Paul Salveson said: “The Labour … Continue reading

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Hearing But Not Listening – MOPAC Policing Meeting Croydon 4 November

Mayor Boris Metropolitan Police Office is holding a series of road shows around London so people can have there say  on policing. Croydon’s is on:  Tuesday 4 November, 6.30pm Croydon Conference Centre 5-9 Surrey Street Croydon CR0 1RG For more … Continue reading

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World Wars and Historical Memory Talk 27 November

Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture 2014 Tariq Ali ‘World Wars and Historical Memory’ 6.30pm, Thursday 27th November 2014  Arts Two Lecture Theatre Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road, London E1 4NS. Tariq Ali is a longstanding editor at the New … Continue reading

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Slavery, civil rights & contemporary racism – how far have we come?

Sunday 19 Oct 2014, 11.00am The Conway Hall Ethical Society I am the speaker at this talk for the Society.  Coinciding with Black History Month in this talk I will discuss the current issues of racism and its deep roots … Continue reading

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How ordinary petitions helped end slavery and make women into political activists

From Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (YaleUniversity) Newsletter 29 September. By Daniel Carpenter September 22, Washington Post Democracy needs activists, gadflies and, yes, “community organizers” both left and right. Ours is a democratic republic, one in which … Continue reading

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