World Afro Day® presents: The Big Hair Assembly supported by Superdrug

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Langley Park School for Boys

Hawsbrook Lane

Beckenham

BR3 3BP

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The Big Hair Assembly changing negative attitudes towards Afro hair with Farouk James, Celai West and Angel Noor supported by Superdrug.

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World Afro Day supported by Superdrug, presents the Big Hair Assembly, Friday 1:30pm (BST) September 13th, 2019. This pioneering event will be live streamed to over 7000 school children across the world at one time in one giant assembly. Students from all backgrounds will be joining together in a celebration of hair, identity and equality. The event aims to change negative attitudes towards Afro hair into a positive force for inclusion to launch World Afro Day Schools.

7 Years old UK child hair influencer, Farouk James will be joined by 11 years old Child Influencer Celai West (USA) and 10 years old Angel Noor (Netherlands) for a child takeover of the natural hair movement.

Programme for the Afternoon: Times in BST

Don’t Touch My Hair, Author Emma Dabiri - hosts the assembly

1:25 pm Welcome London Mayor's Office by Assistant Director for Communities and Social Policy, Jeanette Bain-Burnett

1:30 Opening Dance – Angel & Friends ( Afro beats)

Host Emma Dabiri international Hellos

Founder Michelle De Leon introduction

Why World Afro Day Schools (global child cases)

Power of Words – Changing the language audience interaction

Celai and Farouk catwalk onto stage.

Hair & Identity Panel - Child Champions Celai West & Farouk James plus mums

International questions

Closing Dance Performance - Angel Noor and Friends

Thank you and Future - Founder Michelle De Leon

Dur: 45 mins approx

Ends 2:15pm

4pm - Live Founder Welcome for Schools in America, Canada, Caribbean and South America.

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Langley Park School for Boys

Hawsbrook Lane

Beckenham

BR3 3BP

United Kingdom

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