black bodies breastsbums and cancer

Saturday  25 July 12.00pm-3.00pm

 

Tube: Aldgate East, Liverpool St Admission: Donation

Venue: on application

Dr David Michael, survivor of prostate cancer, will explode the fallacies about the disease and state what black men must to do reduce the awful statistic that they are three times as liable to die from this illness than white men. David Michael was the first black police officer in Lewisham, served 30 years, rose  to the rank of Detective Chief Inspector and won two high profile of race discrimination against the Metropolitan Police and was also a  founder member of the Black Police Association.

Scientist  Abi Ajose-Adeogun holds a first degree in Medical Bio-chemistry, a masters in Clinical bio-chemistry and is  pursuing another masters in Public Health. She runs an infomatics project on cancer data and  has been investigating the cause and effects of cancer on black women for 7 years. Her presentation will cover:

  • The reality of risk rates for black women
  • 10 things you can do to reduce your risk
  • How your partners ex-girlfriends and not breastfeeding can increase your risk
  • The food and lifestyles that increase your risk
  • How white women skew the risk indicators

We will also reveal how all the above information and more was on a website that was hacked, blocked and taken offline by health authorities.

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jada with gun

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.

 

dakar

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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Saturday  22 August 11am & 2pm

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

Haiti Double Bill: in recognition of the heroic African freedom fighters who in 1791 inspired by Boukman Dutty (above) fought and beat the British, Spanish and French racists and abolished slavery in 1804.

Passion for a Country 11am-1pm

This exploration of Haitian society of the late 19th and early 20th centuries focuses on the tormented life of one of Haiti’s most important authors and prominent political figures, Jacques Roumain. His perceptive writings illuminated issues still relevant today. In Creole and French with English subtitles

The Agronomist 2pm-5pm

The Agronomist is about Jean Leopold Dominique who hosted Radio Haiti the first independent radio station in Haiti. Director Jonathan Demme uses historical footage and interviews. The result is a serious recount of Haiti during its numerous regime changes.

 

 

 

 



Saturday  27 July 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

Bab Sebta is the last point in Morocco before you enter Europe via Portugal/Spain. Coming from every part of Africa, a river of men and women are prepared to cross the continent, at risk of death, just to live in a another continent that does not want them. This is their story from their perspective