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Becoming Black!

Past Event

What does it mean to become black? Once you become black is there no going back?

Exploring Black writers and artists’ experiences of growing up in Britain and their responses to the education system, multiculturalism and Black identity.

Brexit blues? Try being Black!

With short practical demonstrations, readings and discussion with the poet, Hannah Lowe, playwrights Gabriel Gbadamosi and Oladipo Agboluaje, writer and podcaster, Chrystal Genesis and author Colin Grant.

Come along, join in the discussion, and find out what you always wanted to know about Becoming Black!


Colin Grant (presenter)

Hannah Lowe

Gabriel Gbadamosi

Oladipo Agboluaje

Chrystal Genesis

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