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Online Event Examining the History of Racism in British Music Open to All

The event, which will involve a screening of 'The RE:IMI UK Music Industry And Racism' video and presentations by music industry organisation representatives, will run online on Monday 28 September.

Photograph of an old piano, focusing on the keyboard. The instrument looks aged and well used.
The music industry professionals who will be taking part in the event include the MU’s Education and Equalities Officer, Rose Delcour-Min. Photo credit: Shutterstock

RE:IMI (Race Equality: In Music Industry) co-ordinator Kwaku will be leading the event, which through live presentations, video and open discussion will highlight the little-known histories of music and the interplay of racism and Afriphobia in the UK over the decades.

The event will include a screening of 'The RE:IMI UK Music Industry And Racism' video. Following this, special guest Prof. Paul Gilroy, Director of the Sarah Parker Remond Centre for the Study of Racism & Racialisation, will summarise and offer some discussion points.

The music industry professionals who will be taking part in the event include the MU’s Education and Equalities Officer, Rose Delcour-Min.

Details on the Zoom meeting will be provided once you have booked your place on the event, and tickets are on sale from £5.98. It will run from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm on Monday 28 September, and we recommend that you book your place in advance.

Find out more and buy your ticket.


Published: 25/09/2020

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