Afro House Virtual DJ Session with GoldenLadie DJ

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After a brief hiatus, The Africa Centre is back with its series of weekly online DJ sessions. To get us started on the drive towards the Christmas holidays, we are collaborating with Golden Ladie DJ for what promises to be an unforgettable show. She will take over The Africa Centre Instagram account from 9 pm (UK time) on Saturday 28 November 2020 for a live...

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Africa’s Contribution to the Early Christian Church

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It is that time of the year again when those from the Christian faith celebrate the birth of Jesus and promote the gospel. However, despite Christianity being dominant in most majority black countries, it is still generally perceived as a product of the west, a foreign Anglo-dominated religion that struggles to address complex issues that affect black and brown people, particularly those on the continent....

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Before Slavery: Africa’s Discovery of America

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February is Black History Month in the U.S.A. Do you ever wonder when the story of Africans in the Americas actually really begin? Was it in 1619, with the landing of a few enslaved & trafficked Africans, or did Africans voyage to the Americas hundreds of years prior? What evidence is there that Africans had previously set foot on American soil way before the first...

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Surveying the African Culinary Landscape in the UK

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Every year, the month of May is widely recognised as Africa month, a time when the world, particularly Africa and its global diaspora, commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU). The Africa Centre's planned activities for Africa Month include a series of online events titled: ‘Food For Thought: Surveying the African Culinary Scene in the UK’. The four-part...

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Heritage Culture & Identity in Early Learning

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Despite repeated calls to reform and diversify the school curriculum, the government does not appear to be moving quickly enough. So we have seen a number of groups and individuals within Black communities rising up to create their own platforms and spaces to supplement children's education. This is actually nothing new. supplementary schools which operated mainly on Saturdays were a common feature in Black neighbourhoods...

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COVID-19 - A Message from The Africa Centre

In view of the current situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure the safety of the public and staff at The Africa Centre, our offices will be closed until further notice. 

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