Wednesday 23 October 18:00 - 21:00

King's College London - Guy's Campus
Great Maze Pond
Hodgkin Building, Harris Lecture Theater
London
SE1 9RT

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Dr Harold Moody, A King's College Hidden History Reclaimed

Community & Culture

Dr Harold Moody, The Peckham Physician "Who Ought To Be Thought Of As Britain's Martin Luther King"

King's College London Race Equality Network and award-winning campaigner and BBC filmmaker Marc Wadsworth are proud to present an evening celebrating the previously hidden history of Great Black Briton Dr Harold Moody. A Jamaican-born medical student at King's, Moody graduated top of his class in 1910.

He became a much respected GP in Peckham and founded Britain's first civil rights movement. Most people at the university were previously unaware of Moody and a number of other black King’s alumni who have contributed to building the strong reputation it has for attracting brilliant minds.

This special event is an ideal opportunity to raise awareness and celebrate these hidden heroes as well as make a long-overdue call for King's to build on the legacy of Moody and other forgotten black alumni.

There'll be spoken word, a keynote speech by King's alumni Marc Wadsworth, a panel discussion, drinks and other refreshments and MORE.

Join us for this top Black History Month event!

Programme:

18:15-18:25-Opening Speech & Performance

18:15-19:05-The life of Harold Moody

19:05-19:10-Spoken Word

19:10-19:50- Panel Discussion: Unearthing A Hidden History

19:50-20:10-Audience Questions

20:10-20:15-Continuing the Legacy

20:15-21:00-Networking Drinks

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