Join us in marking Black History Month with the examination of the imprints of slavery and its legacy in our locality.
The event takes place on:
Tuesday, October 13, 7.30-9pm, via Zoom.
Hosted by our former Parliamentary candidate Dr Faiza Shaheen, speakers include:
- Andreena Leeanne, out and proud Black working-class Lesbian Poet & Inspirational Speaker from Waltham Forest. She is the founder of the Poetry LGBT Open Mic.
- Peter Ashan author of Freedom Walk: The Roots of Diversity in Waltham Forest, who will talk about Transatlantic slavery and his ‘Freedom Walk’ around local places connected to slavery, the struggle against racism from the sixteenth century to the present day.
- Local activist and CWG Young Labour member Fiona Lali will discuss the BLM movement in Chingford.
- Abdul Maalik Tailor is widely respected for his Islamic history guided walks around our locality. He will talk about the history of the Muslim community in our area.
Register in advance here: