Time:6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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DR. RUNOKO RASHIDI, Scholar, Historian, Author and Lecturer,
the man on a global journey in search of THE AFRICAN PRESENCE, will be giving a lecture and promoting his new book in MANCHESTER on 10th January 2020!
He is the author or editor of eighteen books, including BLACK STAR: THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN EARLY EUROPE and THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN EARLY ASIA. His latest book is BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL IN THE ANCIENT WORLD.
As a traveller and researcher Dr. Rashidi has visited 120 countries, and lectured/presented in 65 of those countries.
Dr. Rashidi has worked with and under some of the most distinguished scholars of our generation, including IVAN VAN SERTIMA, JOHN HENRIK CLARKE, and YOSEF BEN-JOCHANNAN (Dr. BEN).
As a TOUR LEADER he has taken groups to FIVE CONTINENTS, and he is the official Traveling Ambassador for Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and African Communities League.
Dr. Rashidi is currently pursuing a major work on THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN THE MUSEUMS OF THE WORLD.
Dr. Rashidi will be delivering a lecture entitled ‘BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL IN THE ANCIENT WORLD’.
Date: Friday 10th January
Time: 6.30-9.30 pm
Venue: ACFA (WIOCC), 74 Carmoor Road, Manchester M13 0FB
Tickets: £7 from Jus Tickets (https://jus-tickets.com) or £10 on the door.
Copies of his new book, BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL IN THE ANCIENT WORLD, will be on sale.
Food on sale by HOUSE OF HABESHA
Hosted by TAP, Inspired Histories and Afro-Caribbean & Friends Association (ACFA)
Bookings are closed for this event.