Black and British: David Olusoga in conversation with Hannah Barker at Manchester Art Gallery

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Black and British: David Olusoga in conversation with Hannah Barker – Manchester Histories – Manchester Art Gallery – Peterloo 2019

Black and British: David Olusoga in conversation with Hannah Barker at Manchester Art Gallery, City Centre 17 August 2019 Entrance is free

Historian, broadcaster and filmmaker David Olusoga OBE’s recent book and TV series Black and British: A Forgotten History is a wide-ranging and important project that explores Black British history from Roman times to the present day within the context of national and global history. It provides a brilliant focus for the themes of protest and freedom that will be discussed at this in-conversation event presented by Manchester Histories at Manchester Art Gallery as part of Peterloo 2019.

Black and British: David Olusoga in conversation with Hannah Barker at Manchester Art Gallery, City Centre 17 August 2019 Entrance is free

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