House of Music: Raising the Kanneh-Masons with Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason

House of Music: Raising the Kanneh-Masons with Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason

Join Kadie Kanneh-Mason to discuss what it takes to raise a musical family in a Britain divided by class and race. In her book House of Music, Kadie looks back to 1963 when her mother, the nineteen-year-old daughter of a Welsh family, defied everyone and sailed off to...
Hood Feminism – Brixton Radical Reads book group special

Hood Feminism – Brixton Radical Reads book group special

Join the reading group to discuss Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that White Feminists Forgot, by author Mikki Kendall. Mikki Kendall has established herself as an important voice in current feminist discourse, and Hood Feminism cements that place. With a...
Jamaica, Britain and the Akan Maroon War

Jamaica, Britain and the Akan Maroon War

Who were the Akan Speaking Maroons of Jamaica? Why did Britain go to war with them? Who were the leaders? CLR James (African-Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist) wrote: “I was tired of reading and hearing about Africans being persecuted and oppressed in...
Rosanna Amaka – The Book Of Echoes

Rosanna Amaka – The Book Of Echoes

1981: England looks forward to a new decade. But on the streets of Brixton, it’s hard to hold onto your dreams, especially if you are a young black man. Racial tensions rumble, and now Michael Watson might land in jail for a crime he did not commit. Thousands of...
Black Books for Kids

Black Books for Kids

Join librarian Zoey as she shares some of her favourite books for children and teens written by and about Black People, some of which she’ll be giving away! Online event Instagram Live @lambeth_libraries These events are part of Lambeth Black History Month...