Clapham Common Black History Walk (July)

Clapham Common Black History Walk (July)

Due to recent events and the UN Decade of People of African descent we explore the hidden Black history in the Clapham Common area

Due to worldwide protests and the United Nations International Decade of People of African Descent, we repeat our special walk around Clapham Common to expose the African resistance, presence and history in the area. There are also many homes and establishments literally built from the profits of slavery. This walk features:

  • The African Academy, an all black school in the 1800's
  • Black Freedom fighters and the Sierra Leone connection
  • African aristocracy in 1800's London
  • Jamaican Maroons and African-Canadians
  • How enslaved Africans helped poor English people
  • Barclays, Hibbert and other estates built with West Indian money and more

This is a physical walk in real life in the outdoors. Exact meet point will be sent after booking .

Coming   events

Other coming events from Black History Walks www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk

  • Black History River Cruise
  • Anti Racism as Politics with Professor Paul Gilroy
  • Black Superheroine of the 18th century: Sarah Parker Remond
  • Fibroids and reproductive health: new research from the Caribbean
  • Jim Kelly, Kung Fu and Black British Civil Rights
  • 1968 Race Relations Act and the legacy of Black Lawyers
  • Prince the Black History Breakdown
  • Coded Bias: Racism disguised in computer programming
  • The Gentrification of Peckham and Black Urban removal worldwide
  • The British Black Panther Movement
  • British slave owners, tracking the money and the stories of the Enslaved
  • The Superb Success of Saturday Schools

Join mail list at www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk for advance notice of all events