Black Reconstruction Through Education … A Week Of Celebrating African Heritage and Culture

The Mt Pisgah Spiritual Baptist Church in Collaboration with the Pan African Collation of Organisations (PACO)

Presents ....

BLACK HISTORY MONTH .... A WEEK OF ACTIVITIES ...... 14th to 21st February 2016

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds.
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YOU ARE INVITED ......

SUNDAY 14th FEBRUARY .....   Launching ceremony to be held at the Mt Pisgah Baptist Church located at 126 Plaza Central, Roebuck Street, Bridgetown at 11.00 am

DAILY FROM MONDAY 15th FEBRUARY to 19th FEBRUARY  .... Black History Exhibition opens from 9.00am to 4.30pm ..... Mt Pisgah Baptist Church.

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WEDNESDAY 17th FEBRUARY ..... Lecture at NUPW, Dalkeith Rd, St Michael .... 7.00pm

Lecture given by Baba Elombe Mottley

Theme .... " After 50 yrs Independence Are We Truly Emancipated?'

Food and Drink on sale.

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THURSDAY 18th FEBRUARY ..... Lecture at Queen's Park Steel Shed. Queen's Park, St Michael ....1.30pm

Lecture given by Brother Adrian Green

Theme ..... "Is Our Education System Designed To Emancipate Us?"

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SATURDAY 20th  FEBRUARY .....  African Market Day and Cultural Evening at Church Village Greens, Central Bank Complex, Bridgetown. 10am to 10pm

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Activities on the day include ....

Performances by:

Barbados Landship, Graydon Sealy Cadets, Fashion Show by Mrs Betty Ochieng, Israel Lovell Foundation, Stick Licking, Capoiera Marshall Arts

Workshops: 

Healthy Living ..... Everton (Heru) Holligan

Self Empowerment .... Sonia Williams

Head Tying .... Shanelle Paris

Various cultural arts and crafts, garments, jewelry, books and more will be on sale. Food and drink will also be on sale throughout the day.

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Bring your children to the African Market Day and Cultural Evening and have them take part in activities designed just for them, like Don Cox with African Face Painting.

SUNDAY 21st FEBRUARY ...... African Thanksgiving at Mt Pisgah beginning at 12 pm .. Conducted by Dr Judy Duncan of USA/Trinidad

If you are interested to learn more about the history of the Baptist in relation to Black resistance to the institution of slavery please take a look at this article we published last year for this very occasion.

http://www.afrikanheritage.com/black-reconstruction-through-education-mt-pisgah-baptist-church-celebrates-afrikan-history/

 

Food is very much a part of our culture and very important to our development. I invite you before you leave us to take a look at Black Organics .... you won't be disappointed if you took a look.

 

 

 

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  1. Thanks for the info. Looks good ! We are busy organizing our African Diaspora First Fruits Festival . However, we will try to attend as many events as we can. Peace ! – Annu Institute

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