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Leicester Black History Season 2009: Invitation to Tender

02/09/2009 INVITATION TO TENDER FOR LEICESTER BLACK HISTORY SEASON (BHS) Deadline for tenders 13.00 Monday 2 March 2009 Black History Season is an annual event that takes place at various venues around the city. The season is programmed by key venues and promoters. We are seeking an organisation with the ability and capacity to co-ordinate…

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Black History Season in Leicester 2010

Find out more below about Black History Season 2010 and the Emancipation Project:   Black History Season has its origins as far back as the 1920s in America. Now in its 21 year of being in Britain is there any point to dedicating a whole month to Black history? African Renaissance is the theme for…

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Carol Leeming’s Foreword for Black History Season 2009

A warm welcome, to this years’ revitalised Black History Season with its overarching theme of ‘my history, our history is Black History’. This is appropriate in a historic 2009 e.g. discoveries of Afrikan written text at Timbuktu Mali, which will mean re-writing all the world’s history books and a popular first Black President of USA.…

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BHM Events 2005

The Seventh Annual Community Achievers Awards Show Saturday 26 November 7.30pm – 11.30pm African Caribbean Centre £12.00 This prestigious event recognises the contributions of 12 Black people from the community, who have enriched the lives of others through their work within the city of Leicester. Price includes three course meal of African Caribbean cuisine and…

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The Future of African Caribbean Centre: 2005

The African Caribbean Centre is established to meet the latent and express needs of the African Caribbean Community. The centre will provide a focal point for community activities, initiatives and enterprise culture. Through regular consultation, the Centre will seek to represent the views of the African Caribbean community. A range of services and activities will…

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A Brief History and Future Plans for the African Caribbean Centre: 2005

Following the 1981 disturbances in Leicester, which highlighted a number of deficiencies in the African Caribbean community a series of meetings were held with the Leicester City Council. This led to the formation of a community base committee to represent the young black community. The committee consisted of members from established black organisations, sound systems…

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Black Fashionistas of Leicester 2006

Reported in the African Caribbean Citizens Forum by Aisha Kibibi Thomas… STYLE UP exhibition took place from 25 November 2006 and finished on 28 January 2007. Style Up was a new and innovative exploration of fashion among Leicester’s African and African Caribbean Community from 1950s to the present day. This exciting and vibrant exhibition celebrated…

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Temple Education: Robin Walker

Temple Education Black education is important, and within our education system there are not many opportunities for people to learn about Black History other than Black History Month. However, Temple Education runs events and workshops, which focus on Black History with Historian Robin Walker known as ‘The Black History Man Leading Black History Specialist since…

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Black History Season Events Listing 2009

Below shows an events listing for BHS events during 2009…   Hair and Fashion through the Ages African Caribbean Centre Monday 5 October and Thursday 8 October   Inner Soul Music Night African Caribbean Centre Sunday 15 November Time: 7.00pm Admission: £10.00 including meal.   Children’s Books to Celebrate Diversity Leicester Libraries You won’t find…

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