THINK Debate - Black Lives Matter: Racial Politics in Britain Today

02 November 2016

Wail Qasim from UKBLM & Tony Sewell

Communications and External Relations

Time: 14:00
Venue: Icor Crewe, Colchester Campus

To mark Black History Month in the UK, this event brings together two speakers to discuss issues of racial politics in Britain today, and the strategies and solutions to combat racism, fight and systematic inequality. 

Wail Qasim -- journalist and activist, UK Black Lives Matter:
https://www.theguardian.com/profile/wail-qasim

Tony Sewell -- author, 'Black Masculinities and Schooling', director of Generating Genius: https://www.theguardian.com/profile/tonysewell

Our THINK series allows you to learn how to argue and debate critical issues of the day along with your fellow students.

We want you to make the most of your time here at Essex. In fact we are passionate and extra-curricular achievements. That’s why THINK is part of the BIG Essex Award and will be formally verified by the University and included on your HEAR.

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This event is open to the general public.

Tickets
Free

Further information
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