October is Black History month in the UK. This year I have not posted any event notices as I have been focused on the 2008 US Presidential election when not brining you the profiles of accomplished Black Women in Europe.

Here is a roundup of events you may not know about that are yet to come that celebrate Black History in the UK:

Petrie Museum – Black Civilizations of the Nile Valley
Young Black British filmmaker Louis Buckley presents his new film on ancient Sudan,archaeology and Black heritage.
Thursday 23 October, 6 – 8pm

Crossing the Line + Black History and Culture Exhibition
The play “Crossing the Line” is an extension of the bicentenary commemoration focusing on the legacy of slavery. It highlights the phenomenon of modern slavery. It depicts the trafficking of children and women from impoverished countries to the UK in a moving tale of conflict and childhood innocence.
Saturday 25th October 1-6 p.m.
Walworth Methodist Church, Walworth, London SE5 0EN
Contact: 020 725 6655 or 07956 964 179

UK’s Most Wanted
On Sunday 26th October, 2008, UK’s Most Wanted presents its Black History programme. Zhana (http://www.black-success.com)/, author of Black Success Stories, will be speaking on The Importance of our African Cultural Heritage.
Programme includes spoken word, music and an art exhibition.
Time: 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Place: Redstar, 319 Camberwell Road, Camberwell Green, London SE5 0HQ
Cost: £7 or free with a leaflet.

When We Ruled: Angelina Osborne and Robin Walker in Conversation
Renowned historian Robin Walker, author of When We Ruled and Roots of Black History, discusses Egypt’s place in the ancient and medieval history of Africa with writer Angelina Osborne, author of Equiano’s Daughter.
Location: G06, Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building
Thursday 30 October, 6 – 8pm

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