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You are where you are today because you stand on somebody’s shoulders. And wherever you are heading, you cannot get there by yourself. If you stand on the shoulders of others, you have a reciprocal responsibility to live your life so that others may stand on your shoulders. It’s the quid pro quo of life. […]

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THE BLACK HISTORY ANTHOLOGY

Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you *drum rolls and applause* our Anthology for the Sussex Black History 2019 campaign. It is a collection of fine poems and short stories that I sure hope you will enjoy. I should mention that our impressive contributor list including award winners and superstar writers like Servio Gbadamosi, Graham […]

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Long Walk to Freedom: Movie Screening and Q & A with Screenwriter William Nicholson (7-10:15pm, ACCA)

The Students Union in collaboration with the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts (ACCA), University of Sussex will be screening the award winning Mandela biopic, Long Walk to Freedom starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris and Tony Kgoroge at the ACCA by 7pm. The screening will be started with a question and answer session with the screen writer, […]

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BHM DIARY: SCREENING ‘RAFIKI’ AT THE ATTENBOROUGH CENTRE

Sunday 27th October, 2019 The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA) at our University of Sussex screened the intensive Kenyan movie, Rafiki which traces the love story of two women who are daughters of political rivals. Their love affair is frowned at by the society, representative of the larger Kenyan country where same-sex relationships are an […]

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BHM DIARY: SCREENING ‘THE UPRISING’ AND DECOLONISE SUSSEX MEETING

It was an awesome day today as we counted another day on our Black History Month calendar. From 4-6pm, we had the amazing Pravini Baboeram as we screened her musical documentary, ‘The Uprising’ which focuses on resistance against racism in Europe. The documentary uses commentary/experiences of various notable academics and practitioners from diverse backgrounds, including […]

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