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Negus: A tribute in Kamau’s own verse by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Please click on the link below to listen to Kamau Brathwaite’s poem Negus rendered by friend and fellow poet Linton Kwesi Johnson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhE0orPEkOI

Tributes to Kamau Brathwaite continue

We continue to compile material from various individuals for a forthcoming detailed memorial essay on our friend Kamau who died on 4 February.

Peepal Tree Press have paid tribute to the academic and poet at https://www.peepaltreepress.com/blog/news-authors/tributes-kamau-brathwaite

The Death of Kamau Brathwaite

It was with sadness that we received news of the death of the academic and poet Kamau Brathwaite in his home island of Barbados yesterday.

Black Liberation in the Age of Trump - Link to Online Copy of Abdul Alkalimat's Lecture

As mentioned in our recent Newsletter No. 27, here is the link to the presentation delivered by Abdul Alkalimat on 15 January 2020: http://alkalimat.org/gpi

Newsletter 27

Welcome to our 27th Newsletter and our first of this new decade. Most of you would already have received it via email and it shall also be sent out via Mailchimp. Bear with us as we sort out the link for the slaper of our first public event this year: Abdul Alkalimat's presentation Black Liberation in the Age of Trump which took place on 15 January. 

Black Liberation in the Age of Trump: Wednesday 15 January

Happy New Year to You!

Temporary Closure of George Padmore Institute: 20 December 2019-5 January 2020

We will be closing the George Padmore Institute from Friday 20 December 2019. We will reopen on Monday 6 January 2020. 

Join Us 5 December

Join us on 5 December when our annual fundraiser focuses on the man after whom we are named​ ​with The Padmore Tradition in Pan-Africanism.

George Padmore was born in Trinidad in 1903 and died in London in 1959. He was a leading advocate of the growth 20th century Pan-Africanism and emancipation from colonialism.

Annual Christmas Fundraiser: The Padmore Tradition in Pan-Africanism

2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the death of George Padmore.

​Join us on 5 December when our annual fundraiser focuses on the man after whom we are named​ ​with The Padmore Tradition in Pan-Africanism.

George Padmore was born in Trinidad in 1903 and died in London in 1959. He was a leading advocate of the growth 20th century Pan-Africanism and emancipation from colonialism.

A statement from the Chair on the death of Ian Macdonald

It is with deep regret and sadness that the Trustees of the George Padmore Institute 

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