October is Black History Month in the UK. This annual national celebration aims to spread awareness of and pride in Black contributions to British society, and to foster an understanding of Black history in general.
Events programme at NML for 2010
Have a look at the Black History Month 2010 page for full details of the programme of free events and exhibitions taking place at our venues.
Further information and details of all the events taking place across the UK can be found on the Black History Month website.
A new book ‘Transatlantic Slavery: An Introduction‘ will be available to purchase from the online bookshop from October 2010.
Black History Month at Writing on the Wall
In celebration of Black History Month WoW is inviting you to share with the City your favourite novel by a Black author. The top ten novels will be promoted throughout October. More information click here.
The Little Black Book Club
One of the top ten nominated novels will be chosen for reading and discussion at The Little Black Book Club which will run throughout October in partnership with the Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre. The book club is free and open to young people and adults. Find out more and join us here
A Rebel Rant with Darcus Howe in Birmingham
Following the success of our Rebel Rant series WoW have been invited to host a Rebel Rant with Darcus Howe in Birmingham. More details here