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 […]Read More THE BLACK HISTORY ANTHOLOGY
Hello! I will start with the exciting news first. Thursday 21st November is our Black History Day! And our focus group for the event is not just students but EVERYONE! Yaaaay! All-day, we will be having a mini-exhibition at the Common Room, Falmer House, University of Sussex (of course). We will REALLY REALLY appreciate it […]Read More CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY DAY AT SUSSEX UNIVERSITY
Week 8 Wednesday 20th November, 2019 Here to Stay, Here to Fight: A Race Today Anthology Reading and Interaction (2-4pm, Debating Chamber, Falmer House) This will be a panel discussion on the book, Here to Stay, Here to Fight which draws together many of these key articles and extracts into an impressive collection – the […]Read More BLACK HISTORY 18th November – 25th November 2019
(Time: 6:30pm, Room 76, Falmer Bar) The African & Caribbean Society presents a second event for Black History Month, this time focusing on taking everyone through the melody of years of black music to see how it was used to cultivate and express black identity. Make a date because it promises to be fun! Entry fee […]Read More ACS Presents Black Music Throughout the Years
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 […]Read More BHM DIARY: SCREENING ‘THE UPRISING’ AND DECOLONISE SUSSEX MEETING
This year’s Black History Month at Sussex focuses on exploring three fragments of Black History from the viewpoints of Black History in the University of Sussex, Black History in Brighton and Hove, then the United Kingdom, universal Black History. It has a major theme leadership and empowerment, black cultural pride and celebration, representation and inclusion. […]Read More Listings for Black History Month 2019 at University of Sussex
The University of Sussex Students’ Union has appointed award-winning writer, Su’ur Su’eddie Vershima Agema as Black History Month Curator. The appointment was made in July 2019. Agema, who is finishing his Master’s in International Education and Development from the School of Education and Social Works in the University, comes with a load of experience. He has only […]Read More University of Sussex SU Appoints S. Agema as Black History Month Curator
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. […]Read More Welcome!!
We are glad to have you here… reading our blog for Black History Month at the University of Sussex, curated by the Students Union, for students by students. Black History has come to be an important period moving from its origins in the United States of America to several countries including the United Kingdom where […]Read More WHO ARE WE AND WHY THIS BLOG???