October is Black History Month, and Goldsmiths is showcasing a variety of local and international Black artists, all whom uniquely express their culture, history, and identity using different creative mediums. The Leopard has picked out the highlights, so you can be sure to get involved in the celebration curated by the community.
The Student Union will be screening The Black Panthers: The Vanguard of the Revolution (2015), the feature length documentary which follows the history of the Black Panther Party – a Black nationalist organisation originally founded in 1966 to protect African American neighbourhoods against police brutality. Directed by Stanley Nelson, the film reveals the recorded archives of the movement, including rare footage and interviews with party members themselves.
[12th October / 6:30-8pm @ 309 Richard Hoggart Building]
The Centre for Feminist Research presents 'Afri-Quia' Theatre; a talk by Goldsmiths Theatre and Performance lecturer and artist, Mojisola Adebayo. Up for discussion is her critically appraised play, Muhammad Ali and Me, an autobiographical play that centres around the intersectional identity of growing up as a gay Black girl in foster care – and her extraordinary friendship with Muhammad Ali. Focusing on identities, Adebayo will also