Friday 10th Jan – Dr Runoko Rashidi : Black and Beautiful in the Ancient World. Lecture at ACFA (WIOCC), 74 Carmoor Rd, Manchester, M13 0FB

Tickets: £7 from or £10 on the door. Food on sale from House of Hasheba

DR. RUNOKO RASHIDI, Scholar, Historian, Author and Lecturer, the man on a global journey in search of THE AFRICAN PRESENCE will be giving a lecture and promoting his latest book, BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL IN THE ANCIENT WORLD, in MANCHESTER on 10th January 2020!

He is the author or editor of eighteen books, including BLACK STAR: THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN EARLY EUROPE and THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN EARLY ASIA.

As a traveller and researcher Dr. Rashidi has visited 120 countries, and lectured/presented in 65 of those countries.

Dr. Rashidi has worked with and under some of the most distinguished scholars of our generation, including IVAN VAN SERTIMA, JOHN HENRIK CLARKE, and YOSEF BEN-JOCHANNAN (Dr. BEN).

As a TOUR LEADER, he has taken groups to FIVE CONTINENTS, and he is the official Traveling Ambassador for Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and the African Communities League.

Dr. Rashidi is currently pursuing a major work on THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN THE MUSEUMS OF THE WORLD.

Dr. Rashidi will be delivering a lecture entitled ‘BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL IN THE ANCIENT WORLD’.

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