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Scroll down to go through the sessions of Season 4 Black History Conversations     Sept - Dec 2021


We wound up Season 4 of Black History Conversations with a great session we called 'Reparation Conversations' with a presentation by Alex Renton and we were joined by the Jamaican High Commissioner, Seth George Ramocan and Vivian Crawford, Director of the Institute of Jamaica - recording below 

and now we have a gift for you .... courtesy of the Grace Kennedy Foundation,
who invite you to the Alambra Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica, to attend a presentation
by the Director of the Institute of Jamaica, Vivian Crawford 

GraceKennedy Foundation Annual Lecture:

"Jamaica - Tangible and Intangible Heritage: So Much to Tell"


So, enjoy this when you have time!


The final Black History Conversation of Season 4 was recorded on Friday 17th December 2021

Click here for the recording: https://youtu.be/4AFfxHmuiA8



Friday 10th December 

Click here for the recording: https://youtu.be/zYGw9vULO4w


Friday 3rd Dec 2021: Update PowerPoint: Click here

Click here for the recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5L0KmgGEAI

Great article:



 Friday 26th November:

Recording here: https://youtu.be/-NlVvkyR7nE


Recording here: https://youtu.be/eexzAa65oEo


12 / 11 / 21  We welcomed Bernard Jankee from Jamaica

45: https://youtu.be/Oav8jLbobUU

      Unfortunately Dr Gareth Evans Jones from Bangor University was not able to join us but will join us on 3rd Dec.


5 / 11 /21 Sarah Parkes - "Growing up disconnected from Black History and Community' 

Click here for recording of Sarah's presentation:  https://youtu.be/ZMJUbXAwxxE

Events and interesting things Powerpoint: 5th Nov 2021: 


29/10/21 Black History Walks

Here are the recordings of the session - we split the session into three parts:

Marcia Dunkley: Black Heritage Walks - Birmingham: https://youtu.be/J7gSdR5sRPU

David Alston: Black History Walks - Inverness and Cromarty : https://youtu.be/dbZnDSbM3lQ 

and the general discussion after: https://youtu.be/-foM997lryg



Click Here to watch Jim Chuchu's TED talk: Why are stolen African artifacts still in Western museums?

BHLC Update PowerPoint: Click Here


BHLC Presentation on Windrush in its Transnational and Commonwealth Context on 15 / 10 / 21  https://youtu.be/iHjzZCPljCs

Plus BHM update and other discussion https://youtu.be/gEhEpR3jsCg


Friday 8th October 2021 - we invited guests from Denbigh, as well as those with Congolese links to join an open session to explore the different views about the life and times of H. M. Stanley. 
















BHLC Friday 1st October 2021 #39  David Alston lauched his amazing new book - 'Slaves and Highlanders' and in the discussion afterwards we focussed on plans for in Black History Month 2021















Click Here for the recording of David's talk and some of the questions posed

Click Here for the rest of the session - introducing Black History Month activities and new resources


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