African and proud event

African and Proud

Are you an African? Does the quote below by historian Runoko Rashidi resonate with you?

We are African people. Get comfortable with it. And learn to love your African self.

If so, you are especially welcome!

In the midst of UN’s IDPAD (International Decade For People Of African Descent), this family-friendly event offers discourse on African identity and history through discussions, quiz, music and drama.


  • 12:30 – 1:00pm: Registration/Refreshments, TAOBQ (The African Or Black Question) documentary excerpt
  • 1:00 – 1:20pm: Welcome
  • 1:20 – 1:40pm: Global African Quiz
  • 1:40 – 2:00pm: African Voices Quotations Session
  • 2:00 – 3:30pm: As Long As You’re Of African Heritage… play and Q&A
  • 3:30 – 4:00pm: Introduction of African History UK Network and African History @ 30. AHMUK30 Campaign includes Golden Minutes from African History specialists
  • 4:00 – 4:30pm: Music 4 Causes Playlist, Refreshments, wrap Up


  • Hear about the UN’s International Decade For People Of African Descent initiative
  • Listen To Music 4 Causes’ conscious and empowering music
  • Improve your global African history knowledge base with quick fire quiz
  • Find out about the African Jubilee Year Declaration and its role in the introduction of Black History Month 30 years ago
  • Be inspired by quotations by Africans on the continent and its diaspora using the ‘African Voices: Quotations By People Of African Descent’ book (£1 discount off purchase on the day)
  • Let the play fire your imagination and engender discussion about identity, etc
  • Fancy having an African name?

April 22, 2017


Unite The Union

128 Theobalds Road




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