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Black History Month - Week 1

Created by the Black History Month Sub-Group / BAME Staff Forum

WHAT IS BLACK HISTORY?

Black History is the record of how people of African & Caribbean descent have shaped the world around them. It includes the cities, nation states, empires and political entities that African / Caribbean people have created. It includes the art, literature and cultural heritage they left behind. It is also the record of African & Caribbean resistance to being conquered, dominated and discriminated against. There are lots of activities and educational opportunities happening throughout the month for us all to celebrate and reflect on Black History together. You can find details below, or why not visit a Havering Library (https://www.havering.gov.uk/info/20039/libraries) to check out their Black Stories Matter displays, or see their BAME book features and review on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/HavLib).

WEEK 1 - Black History Month - Quiz Time - 1st Oct / 12pm-1pm

Do you know your Michael Jackson from your Michael Jordan?!

Black History Month kicks off with our interactive lunchtime quiz on Thursday 1st October 12-1pm. From sports, to politics to popular culture, test your knowledge and see how well you know your Black history!

All colleagues are welcome and invited to attend.

To register your place, click the link below and follow the joining the instructions.

You will need both your laptop and mobile phone to take part.

Pre-registration is required in advance for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtc-2opz4oE9DVXHLs2Ma6t0cvnKdvM8Dt

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please click 'Website' below to register

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