BHM: Black Music Parties, Power & Discrimination of London's Past 1st October 12:01am - 24th October 11:59pm The Horniman Museum, Lewisham It was only in 2008 the police stopped asking event organisers which ethnic groups they were expecting to attend. Before then, it could be hard for venues to put on Black music events, find out about the amazing hidden histories that came from it... BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place 1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm Museum of London Docklands Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London. BHM: 60 Years On: The legacy of Martin Luther King’s first London sermon 21st October 2pm - 9pm Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 235 Shaftesbury Ave City of London WC2H 8EP Martin Luther King preached in London for the first time on the 29th October 1961. 60 years after Dr King preached his first London sermon, this event explores the ongoing significance of his message for the UK BHM: In conversation with Sophie Williams 21st October 6:30pm - 8pm Online Sophie Williams is a TED Speaker, leading anti-racism advocate and author of Anti Racist Ally and Millennial Black. Sophie will explore how we can make space for racially marginalised people and how small conversations can spark big change. BHM: East End Women’s Museum presents Black Women in East London 22nd October 10am - 4pm 5 Barking Wharf Square Discover fascinating Black women from east London, such as Phillis Wheatley, the first published Black woman poet, and Annie Brewster, one of the earliest identified nurses of African descent working in London, and share your own stories. BHM: River Tour - The Thames's Black History 23rd October 2pm - 5pm Temple Pier Victoria Embankment London WC2R 2NS 3 hour cruise along the Thames from Temple to Greenwich and back showing the thousands of years of African/Caribbean history on display. BHM: ARTiculate the journey 23rd October 5pm - 9pm Everyone Everyday: The Warehouse, 47 Thames Road, Barking IG11 0HQ Take part in an interactive and social painting event exploring the theme of ‘Journey’ this Black History Month! Vibe to music, get inspired with some spoken word, and have some fun painting and discussing the journey taken by Black people BHM: LGBTQ+ Thought Leaders: Challenging public perceptions ft. Dr Ronx 26th October 5pm - 6:15pm Online Dr Ronx is an emergency medicine doctor, a TV presenter ('Is Covid Racist?'), advocate & activist and inspirational speaker - that's just the tip of the iceberg, and they do it with their own very special flavour! BHM Colonial Countryside: Exploring LBBD Manor Houses 26th October 7pm - 8:30pm Online Eastbury Manor House and Valence House were once country houses with farmed estates. On the publication of new historic research, this talk will explore previous owners’ and tenants’ connections to colonial activity and the transatlantic slave trade. BHM Trace Your African & Caribbean Roots 27th October 6:30pm - 8:30pm Finsbury Library 245 St John St London EC1V 4NB Trailblazing family historian Paul Crooks pioneered research into African Caribbean genealogy during the 1990s. He traced his family history from London, back 6 generations, to ancestors captured on the West African coast. BHM: COVID and disproportionality and what does it mean for health disparities moving forward? 28th October 5:30pm - 29th October 7pm Online Professor Kevin Fenton - London's Regional Director of Public Health & statutory advisor to the Mayor of London and the London Assembly talks about COVID-19 and it's disproportional effects on different communities health. BHM: Marvel - Stan Lee's Black History 12th November 6:30pm - 8:45pm Online Stan Lee of Marvel comics often used used his characters and stories as commentaries on personal development, morals, US politics and Civil rights struggles. He also borrowed from Greek, Roman and African mythology to create his comic universes.