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Theme: Black History Month: I am who I say I am

This event occurred on
October 31, 2019
London, Hackney
United Kingdom

TEDx Screenings followed by a group discussion co-facilitated by educator, creative, coach and storyteller Hawa Power.

The Black experience is portrayed as being one dimensional but what does ‘Black’ even mean? These talks explore the multi-experiences of being…through heritage and current experience featuring Somali archaeologist Sadi Mire who explains that ‘cultural heritage is a basic human need’, playwright and director Paulette Randall share her own personal journey in ‘Knowing who your are’ owner of African Naturals Zodidi Jewel Gaseb debunks stereotypes in ‘I am not your stereotype. I am not my hair’ and Bristol based founder of The OJiJi Project, Mena Fombo reacts by saying ‘No. You Cannot Touch Mt Hair!’

Hackney Central Library
1 Reading Ln
London, Hackney, E8 1GQ
United Kingdom
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