Money, Finance and African History

Date: Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7pm – 10pm

Location: Arch 29 @TheAfricaCentre


A fascinating presentation by Black History Studies, in collaboration with Decolonising the Archive that will highlight the history of economic empowerment, focussing on past economic successes made by people of African and Caribbean descent in the areas of business development and entrepreneurship and how this can inspire us today. It will focus on the lives, work and legacy of remarkable men, women, organisations and structures that advanced the Black Community such as Dyke & Dryden, the Nation of Islam, Marcus Mosiah Garvey and more. This event will also encourage you to address your own financial situation with practical steps and tips on how to improve your financial literacy and achieve your goals. Not to be missed. Secure your seat today.

Free entry, hot food and refreshments will be on sale.

There will be a ‘Black Business Marketplace’ throughout the event, if you would like to book a stall, email



Designing An Africa Centre for the 21st Century

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

What thoughts and sensibilities underpin a pan-African design vision? Join Africa Centre Director, Kenneth Tharp and architect Jonathan Hagos, Director of FREEHAUS as they discuss the challenges and opportunities in developing a landmark building in Southwark.