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Lets Debate grows out of a need to discuss in more detail: One the authors and books developed by BAME authors and secondly to understand the barriers that BAME artists and organisation have when working within creative arts and heritage.
Toni Morrison and Eldridge Cleaver, each in their own way, made monumental contributions to the civil rights movement and African American identity.
Enlisting the help of to fiery voices in the field of poetry, Poet DTP and LiLi The Poet, we created an of a mock debate, followed by a discussion, with each of our poets acting as representatives of the views of Toni and Eldridge, respectively. This event was held at the Leicester Central Library – further cementing our brilliant partnership record with local libraries.
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Meet The Authors
Courtia Newland is a novelist and playwright, born in 1973 in London to parents of West Indian heritage. After initially working in music, Newland published his first novel, The Scholar, in 1997.
Negritude – Leicester Central Library
Live Debate nights. Bringing Black Authors from across the world to life, getting both the young and the older involved in positive conversation relating to prominent, but often under-appreciated authors in this country.