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Christian Cole feature, England's first black barrister, in April's issue of BBC History magazine.

The Life of Lady Kofoworola Ademola, with Pamela Roberts, FRSA, FRSHistS.  Founder and Director,

Black Oxford Untold Stories

 

Girls have brains too”: these are the words of a small, strong, defiant woman who carved out a path for young women and girls to follow in and create their destiny. The talk will describe St Hugh’s alumnus, Kofoworola Ademola Moore's, the first African woman to achieve a degree from the University of Oxford, (English, 1932) life. Her determination to pursue a teaching career; and her rise to prominence as an advocate for women’s education and social reform.

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The lecture, in Mordan Hall, will be preceded by the unveiling of a picture featuring Lady Ademola during her visit to St Hugh’s College in 1937 and a drinks reception and will be followed by an audience Q and A session. All are welcome and the event is open to the public.

 

 https://www.st-hughs.ox.ac.uk/events/the-life-of-lady-kofoworla-ademola-with-pamela-roberts-founder-and-director-black-oxford-untold-stories/

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Images from the London launch at the Old Bailey

Now on portfolio page/Christian Cole film

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We are delighted to announce The Old Bailey will host the London screening of our film Christian Frederick Cole - England's first black barrister.

We are delighted to announce the screening of our film

Christian Frederick Cole – The story of England’s first black barrister

at University College, University of Oxford.

 

The film follows Cole from his early days as the first black scholar at the University of Oxford to the barriers and challenges he faced in becoming the first black African barrister.

 

The film, supported by Linklaters LLP, with assistance from University College, the University of Oxford, the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and the Central Criminal Court, was filmed on location at University College, the University of Oxford, the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and the Old Bailey.

 

The screening takes  place on

Wednesday 29th January 2020

from 6.00pm