Saturday  27 June 2pm-5.00pm

BFI Southbank (near Royal Festival Hall) Belvedere Road SE1

Tube: Waterloo. Tickets ₤5, best to book early Phone 0207 928 3232

Two films by hardcore and long term anti-racist Colin Prescod, currently chair of the Institute for Race Relations. A Town Under Siege shows how blacks and asians in Southall organised to resist racist attacks between 1976 and 1981. From You Were Black, You Were Out ! describes the conditions in Ladbroke Grove, when black people mobilised against white racist gang attacks in 1958 Followed by Q and A with Colin Prescod


Saturday  27 June 12.00pm-3.00pm

Tube: Aldgate East, Liverpool St  ₤6 adults, under 16 free

Venue: on application

This session will see three women from various professions explain exactly how they got into them.

Natalie: Buy Side Equities Analyst & Trader
Pamela: Own IT Training company for 20 years

Monica: Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Each woman will start their story at primary school and explain what the obstacles were /are and how they overcame them. If you've ever complained about how Africa & women are shown in the media you need to attend this with some young people

also Patricia will explain how and she is moving her whole family to Africa even though her parents come from the Caribbean and she was born here. 
In addition we will have  a section on black owned charities operating in Africa, (Girl Child Concerns in Nigeria, Hearts to  Africa) and what you can do to help. Plus at a time when the Afro Hair and Beauty show is endorsing skin bleaching creams (see menu) we will premiere two music videos that praise the beauty and brains of natural women. Due to demand you  need to email your name/number of people to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  You will then get confirmation and directions.  Next event at this venue Black Bodies: Breasts, Bums and Cancer 25 July