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Legendary African Americans in London 1860s-1960s


Event Description

Illustrated talk on some of the most famous, and least known, African Americans who strolled London's streets and fought for equality. Many African Americans came to Britain in the mid-1800s to escape US white supremacy. Once here they gave speeches, networked, raised funds, collaborated, shared strategies with and inspired the local black community who had similar struggles.

  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
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Meet the Host, Tony

Tony Warner is the founder of Black History Walks in London. Established in 2007, Black History Walks offers 12 walking tours, educational talks and films in London all year long. They work with museums, schools, communities and government agencies to deliver a diverse and engaging programme of educational experiences for anyone with an interest in history and learning. They also run Black History bus tours and river cruises. Tony is also the author of ‘Black History Walks in London Volume 1’.