Celebrating Black History Month 2022

by Duchess Magazine

In commemoration of the Black History Month 2022, the African Community in Surrey and Sussex held a ‘Black Book Launch’ on 12th October, 2022 at Horley Library Unit 1, 56-57, Rusell Square, Victoria Road, Horley RH6 7QH.

The event which went successfully was the first of its kind and also ranked first on the activities scheduled for the commemoration of this year’s Black History Month. Notably, the subject matter is scheduled to hold between 12th October to 29th October 2022.

The event had in attendance authors and celebrities who read texts from notable authors and books.

Among the authors present were Hibo Wardere who read from her book ‘Cut’, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi who read from ‘Unspoken’- A Chronicle of Women Kings, Dr Oduntan Gbenga from University of Kent discussed International Law & Boundary Disputes in Africa, Peter Olorunisomo spoke on A snake in the King’s palace, Pastor Irene Ferry on World within Worlds, Cllr Ade Aminu-Nigerian on British Politicians in UK and Ronke Soyombo on Teaching & Learning Literacy.

It was such an insightful and fascinating experience as prolific authors shared generously their time and of course their wealth of knowledge with the audience. The event also afforded the attendees the privilege socialising with people from different sphere of life.

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