A round table discussion on the black women who personally influenced the lives and directions of our panel guests. This panel will include Bonnie Greer OBE - Playwright, novelist, critic,and broadcaster, Delia Mattis – Enfield Black Lives Matter.
This year’s panel will also be joined by Historian and Author, Dr Ama Biney, who wrote the definitive biography on Kwame Nkrumah - The Political And Social Thought of Kwame Nkrumah. The last member of the panel joining the stage is Dorothea Hodge, founding Director of Aequitas Consulting.
We also facilitated a variety of workshops including:
- Mental Health & Well-being – Angela Clarke, CEO RAFFA International Agency
- Women in Politics – Councillor Margaret Greer, Enfield Council
- Fitness & empowerment – Faye Edwards, Group Exercise manager and fitness influencer, presenter
- Financial empowerment – Monica Tyler, CEO, Vauxhall City Farm
ECA will release a video of the event that will be available on the ECA website on Monday 26 October. Just bookmark www.enfieldcaribbeanassoc.org.uk.
Black History Month celebrations of past years
Have a look at our previous event, an evening of discussion held on Saturday 31 October 2020 at the Millfield. The evening explored the history of Black Activism in the UK.
As part of our Black History Month celebration for 2020, Enfield Caribbean Association (ECA) organised an evening of discussion, on Saturday 31 October. The event went digital, and for the first time and streamed live on the Millfield YouTube Channel.
To have a look at the entire event, then feel free to click the link below:
The History of Black Activism in the UK - YouTube
The evening explored the history of Black Activism in the UK. Black Lives Matter activist Delia Mattis was joined by actor, playwright and director, Kwame Kwei-Armah. The resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement highlighted the relationship black communities have with the police making headlines around the world. As a result, retired metropolitan police officer, Leroy Logan also joined the panel for the session.
Playwright, novelist and broadcaster, Bonnie Greer and Sir Geoff Palmer, OBE, Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University & human rights activist and also joined the panel remotely.
Feel free to have a look at our event on the Millfield Channel link below.
Every year, we hold an annual Black History Month event to celebrate the contributions that black people have made to the economic, social and cultural life of the UK. This year, we decided to hold our Black History Month in February to coincide with the celebrations in the USA and the Caribbean.
Please have a look at our videos from previous Black History Month celebrations on our Youtube Channel.