Black History Month events

This October we are celebrating Black History month and there are many events happening that you can attend. Here are just a few of those events.

Brilliant and Black: Celebrating Black Achievement with Professor Gary Younge

The University of Manchester welcomes Professor of Sociology, award-winning author, broadcaster and columnist Gary Younge, to deliver this year’s keynote presentation ‘The Fire This Time’ – a perspective on race inequality and the current Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Thursday 1st October 2020
2:00pm – 4:00 pm
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Precious Nights Online: Black History month edition

PRECIOUS Nights is a monthly event that gives you the opportunity to hear previous winners share the highs, lows and lessons of their business journey, give actionable tips and advice.

Thursday 1st October 2020
7:00pm – 8:30 pm
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Black History month event: Yes I can

Cranfield Eagle Lab are delighted to invite you to their virtual panel session, themed Yes, I can. Hear the panel talk about what BHM means to them and how they got to where they are in their careers.

Thursday 8th October 2020
2:00pm – 3:00pm
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Claudia Rankine: Beyond the Culture War

One of America’s leading writers discusses her new book, Just Us, which urges us to breach the silence that surrounds whiteness.

Friday 9th October 2020
7:30pm – 9:00pm
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Beyond Black History month: A Conversation on Race

Oxford Brookes University students and staff are joined together on a panel to discuss definitive methods of diversifying the university.

Tuesday 13th October 2020
6:00pm – 7:30pm
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One Africa Network BHM Discussion – Addressing Racial Inequality, Diversity and Discrimination

Join the One Africa Network (OAN) Black History Month (BHM) live discussion webcast on Addressing Racial Inequality, Diversity and Discrimination to learn and hear from a panel of experts as they share their perspectives and thoughts.

Wednesday 21st October 2020
6:00pm – 7:30pm
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#YoungAndBlack: Being Black in the Workplace

This event brings together a range of experts to explore what it means to be black in the working environment. The panel will be sharing their experiences, highlighting what change can and needs to be made whilst highlighting resources and organisations who have already started the journey of supporting young and black people in the UK to navigate the workplace.

Wednesday 28th October 2020
5:00pm – 6:30pm
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Alicia Garza: The Purpose of Power

Discover how Black Lives Matter began as a hashtag when Alicia Garza wrote what she calls ‘a love letter to Black people’ online.

Wednesday 28th October 2020
7:30pm – 9:00pm
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