Clapham Common Walk (August)

Sun Aug 16 2020 at 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Meet point on request, Clapham Common, Wimbledon, United Kingdom

Meet point on request, Clapham Common, Wimbledon, United Kingdom

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Black History Walks
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Due to interest generated from recent events and the Decade of People of African Descent we explore the hidden Black history in Clapham

About this Event

Due to recent protests and the United Nations International Decade of People of African Descent, we repeat our special walk around Clapham Common to expose the African resistance, presence and history in the area. There are also many homes and establishments literally built from the profits of slavery. This walk features:

The African Academy, an all black school in the 1800'sBlack Freedom fighters and the Sierra Leone connectionAfrican aristocracy in 1800's LondonJamaican Maroons and African-CanadiansHow enslaved Africans helped poor English peopleBarclays, Hibbert and other estates built with West Indian money and more

Exact meet point will be sent after booking .

BHW online events for 2020

African Women Resistance Leaders: Political and Spiritual. CourseAfrican Superheroes DayInter-generational trauma in Haiti and LouisianaScience Fiction and Fantasy in the Caribbean: BarbadosBlack British Race Riots of 1918 and the current relevanceMedical Apartheid European experiments on Black Bodies Part 1 and 2What were Black people doing in World War 1 ?The Black History of video gamesHip Hop and Academia

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Black History Walks
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