Black History Month 2016Written by The Young Women's Movement
Celebrate the culture and history of black Caribbean and African people this Black History Month. Here are our top five events happening in Scotland!
1. Streetlevel Photoworks Exhibitions: Glasgow, October 3 – 27
Check out Streetlevel’s amazing exhibitions-‘Girls and their Mothers’ on multiracial stories and ‘Ajamu: Future Histories – Celebrating the Scottish Diaspora.
2.Our Changing World: Edinburgh, October 11
Join an exciting discussion about evolving identities and diversities in black and minority ethnic youth in the UK.
3. Black History Month Walk Tour: Glasgow, every Saturday throughout October
Discover Glasgow’s forgotten history by exploring the city’s connection with it’s long standing black communities.
4.Sister Outrider x TYCI – Building an Anti-Racist, Feminist Manifesto: Glasgow, October 27
Join bad ass feminists for an evening of fun and creative collaborative building.
5. Reviving Scotland’s Black History: Edinburgh & Glasgow, November 1-4
Screenings and events selected by five young people exploring Scotland’s black heritage.
Caroline is our fantastic enterprise and engagement officer. Caroline grew up in seven countries and is passionate about the social and economic empowerment of women. When she’s not busy networking and running #FeministFest she is spotlighting African creatives online and saving up to go on holiday to see her family in West Africa. Tweet her @mamanyima