Black History Month 2019
Screening of Black Heroes Foundation documentary ‘The Story of Sam King’ at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) RAISE event at Blackburn House,
Presenting the Black Heroes Wall of Fame and ‘Wandsworth’s People Exhibition’ across Wandsworth Libraries – York Road Library, Balham Library,
Battersea Park Library, and Earlsfield Library.
This project comprised of:
1. Oral History Recordings of Wandsworth People, featuring Andrew Newell, Barbara McLeod, Freddie Morrison, Marsha De Cordova, Maurice McLeod and
2. Poster board histories of Wandsworth people with a QRcode that links to their oral history recordings. Each of these posters were exhibited across Wandsworth libraries
3. Touring Exhibition of poster boards – Classic Collection, World Series II and London’s Great Women of Colour
4. Touring Black Heroes Wall of Fame musical and dance monologue telling the stories of local Black Heroes performed by Lara Harmonic. These include Stomzy, Marsha De Cordova, John Archer, Flip Fraser, Diane Abbot, and Claudia Jones.
‘Wandsworth People Exhibition’ and ‘Wall of Fame’ show at Putney Library
Lara Harmonic sharing ‘Wandsworth People’ stories with school children at Putney Library, Wandsworth. The school children first visited the Wandsworth People Exhibition which included poster boards about local Black Heroes such as Marsha De Codova, Maurice McCloed, Freddie Morrison, Noel McKoy, Claudia Jones, John Archer, Olive Morris, Lubaina Himid, Sam King and Flip Fraser; followed with a quiz.
The children were then entertained with the musical and dance monologue Black Heroes Wall of Fame, performed by Lara.
Dress Rehearsal of Black Heroes Wall of Fame
Video of the Dress Rehearsal of Black Heroes Wall of Fame, at York Road
Black Heroes Wall of Fame Reception at Battersea Arts Centre
Black Heroes Wall of Fame Reception at Battersea Arts Centre – in attendance Lara
Harmonic, Andrew Newell, Frank Sweeney, Freddie Morrison, Chris Dobb, Louisa
Joseph, Akil Wilson, Sara O'Donnell, Anneke Kuipers, Joyce Fraser, Velma
McClymont and Dawn Hill
Greenwich Black History Month 2019
5-7pm on Tuesday 8 October at the Old Royal Naval College, Room Queen Anne, Park Row, London SE10 9LS.
Launch of the new BAME group for University of Greenwich staff.
This event aimed to raise awareness and foster changes on a number of issues faced by BAME staff.
Our Chair, Joyce Fraser presented a talk aligned to the University’s values (Creativity, Ambitions, Inclusivity, Determination and Excellence). Her talk included the screening of the Black Heroes Documentary ‘The Story of Sam King’, and sharing the story of her late husband
Flip Fraser and his iconic show ‘Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame’. Both demonstrating the University’s values. Her talk was followed by Lord Boateng (newly appointed Chancellor of the university) and a Q&A and networking session.
Black History Month 2019 – awarding-winning alumna shares inspirational story. Black Heroes Foundation at University of Greenwich
To celebrate Black History Month, award-winning Greenwich alumna Joyce Fraser shares her story about the inspirational work of a local charity she has founded.…..Read More…
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