At the Black and British event Tap Project along with True North Partnership (TNP), Maco and Gift took the opportunity to bring the local community together to look at the successes and the positive impact that African diasporic peoples have contributed to British History.
Held at Hulme Hall on the 29th October, this was T.A.P Project’s first event as part of the popular Sunday solutions series, tackling various issues faced by the local black community in Manchester.
Linford Sweeney genealogist and the first of our two Historians on the day presented a well-informed presentation about African History and the importance of identity to us as a people. Paul Obinna former Ducie high school teacher and Historian captivated the audience and many of his former students with his workshop discussing his Timeline Project.
Kunle Olulode who represented the organisation Power4Change delivered an impassioned presentation on the 2017 UK disparity report.
The event was beautifully catered by Denise Brown of Miss Dee’s Caribbean Kitchen, whose delicious vegan food was shared and enjoyed by all the guests and wonderful vendors who took the opportunity to attend and sell their creations at the event.