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UK Based Education Social Enterprise Uncovers The Hidden History of The Blackamoores: The Africans in Tudor England  

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UK Based Education Social Enterprise Uncovers The Hidden History of The Blackamoores: The Africans in Tudor England

 
In April 2017 Narrative Eye will be presenting a series of events which aims to educate and inspire people to interact with the hidden yet fascinating history of England.  The Blackamoores series has been focused on promoting the organisation’s resident author, Onyeka Nubia’s book Blackamoores: Africans in Tudor England Their Presence, Status and Origins as well as work surrounding the African contribution to the World Wars through the Empire Needs Men projects.
 
The Blackamoores events in April are run as part of the Cityread London campaign which is a celebration of the power of reading to bring communities together. It is celebrated every April, across all of London's 33 boroughs, with libraries at its heart and will encourage people from all backgrounds to unite, learn and participate. This year, Narrative Eye's author in residence, Onyeka will be delivering three talks based on his research in Blackamoores: Africans in Tudor England, their Presence, Status and Origins.

Narrative Eye was born in 2001 as an organisation dedicated to promoting equality and social change through education.  The social enterprise is dedicated to the production and promotion of creative works that document and challenge the inequalities and injustices faced by African and African Caribbean people in the UK.
 
For more information, press passes, interview requests and features

Ronke Lawal

Info@ariatupr.com

Email: info@narrative-eye.org.uk
Website: http://www.narrative-eye.org.uk/index.html

Notes To Editor
 
Blackamoores in Tudor England - Illuminating a Hidden Time
Tuesday 18th April 2017
6.30-8pm
Library @ The Curve -  William Street, Slough SL1 1XY
 
Blackamoores and Tudor England - The Untold History of an Influential Era
Tuesday 25th April 2017
6.15-7.45pm
The Library at Willesden Green, 95 High Road, Willesden, London, NW10 2SF
 
Shakespeare's other countrymen: 'Blackamoore wenches' and Barbary African 'king children' in Tudor England
Sunday 30th April 2017
2-3:15pm
Phoenix Cinema - 52 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 9PJ