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Black History in the Age of Black Lives Matter – David Olusoga in Conversation with Colin Grant

Thu. 29 October 2020 at 19:30

Free

In 2020 the rights of Black people have been in the news in a way not seen for half a century. The Black Lives Matter protests following George Floyd’s murder reverberated worldwide. Statues have fallen, organisations have confronted their connections to slavery and Empire and millions of people have begun to engage with the issues of racism in new ways. But will this be a moment of real change and why has black history been at the centre of this moment?

Colin Grant is a writer, historian and Associate Fellow in the Centre for Caribbean Studies.

Free online event – live online.

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