11th October 2004
UNIVERSITY TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH
from the Afro-Caribbean society at the
The event, which was started in the
The annual event is being celebrated for the first time at the university, in collaboration with the Lincolnshire African and Caribbean Support Group.
extremely honoured to have pivotal figures in the African and
“The event will
blend modern African and Caribbean culture as well as giving an insight to the
history of our cultures and countries, and it is another sign that the
university is supporting greater cultural diversity in
There will also be an opportunity to enjoy a traditional African Caribbean buffet, as well as to see and hear elements of poetry and dance that will be performed by members of the society.
The event also coincides with BBC 1Xtra’s celebrations, in which daily profiles are being broadcast of black cult figures from the world of sport, television and music.
The event will be held this Thursday in the university’s Alstom Atrium between 6pm and 9pm.
Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of age or ethnicity and more information call Riley Samuda on 07762842036.
For more information contact:
Matt Cross, Assistant Press Officer
(01522) 886625 email@example.com