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Black History Month Events

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Sun 1st October

Nigeria's 63rd Independence Day Celebration
3pm - 7pm
The Venue and Terrace, Strath Union, Level 2,
Nigeria's 63rd Independence Day Celebration

Wed 11th October

untitled BPOC space
2pm - 4pm
Level 8, Strath Union
Find your community with BPOC / BAME Strathclyde students and staff

Thu 12th October

Celebrating Black Voices: Open Mic and Party
6pm - 11pm
The Venue, Level 2, Strath Union,
Join us for a celebration of rich Black culture within our university and a chance for everyone to come together for a night of poetry, spoken word, music, food, and fun!

Wed 18th October

Film Screening: A Portrait of Sheku Bayoh
5pm - 6pm
Mandela Auditorium, Strath Union
Sheku Bayoh died in 2015, after being restrained by up to 7 police officers in Kirkcaldy. This film explores his life and death in Scotland, and how you can support his family's campaign for justice.

Tue 24th October

Celebrating Scotland’s Black Women in Business, Politics and Activism
10:30am - 12:30pm
Mandela Auditorium, Strath Union
This year’s Black History Month is themed “Celebrating our Sisters”. We want to celebrate and learn from women who have defied all odds including racism, to get to the top of their careers in Scotland.
Celebrating Strathclyde Black Students, Past and Present
1pm - 3pm
Mandela Auditorium, Strath Union,
Celebrating Strathclyde Black Students, Past and Present

Thu 26th October

Positioning Black Students for the Big Corporate World
noon - 3pm
Strath Union, Level 8 (Open Space), Glasgow
A workshop for Black and minority students to gain practical knowledge on how to transition from being Strath students to landing high profile jobs
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