Sunday 27th September 1pm-4.30pm
Imperial War Museum Lambeth Road SE1
Tube: Lambeth North. Adm: Free. First come, first served www.iwm.org.uk
Visual biographical details of black women from all over the world who have resisted slavery, colonialism and racism . Women do not get the historical credit they deserve. This event will give the audience video and documentary evidence of the who, what and why of 40 female fighters who used pistols, pens or placards to fight for equality.
Bring notepad and pen and be on time.
Women include: Queen Nzinga, May Jemison, Dora Akunyili, Dame Jocelyn Barrow, Una Marson, Edna Ismail, Lieutentant Sanite Belair, Althea Gibson, Mavis Best, Fawzia Hashim, Dr Beryl Gilroy, Leyla Hussein, Edna Ismail, Benadita Da Silva, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, Dr Patrica Bath, and many more.
Saturday 26 September 2pm-5.00pm
BFI Southbank (near Royal Festival Hall) Belvedere Road SE1
Tube: Waterloo. Tickets ₤5, best to book early Phone 0207 928 3232 www.bfi.org.uk/southbank
..explores the transformative role of hip-hop on politics in Senegal, during the February 2007 presidential election. Through the eyes of youth this documentary mixes interviews, freestyles, and commentary from journalists, artists, and politicians
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