AN INSPIRATIONAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR 4 YEARS IN A ROW, INSPIRED BY T.T.F

HUMBLED TO HAVE ORGANISED BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR FOUR YEARS IN A ROW ON AN AMAZING DAY – THURSDAY THE 27TH OF OCTOBER 2016

The Big Question in Life is “What are we doing today to make tomorrow feel right?” It is a question I will always live with , because in the depths of our hearts there is a passionate spirit blessed with the energy, the will and the courage to be the CHANGE we want to SEE IN SOCIETY.

It all starts with you, it all starts with me, for we have what it takes to move mountains, so lets continue the journey TOGETHER

I was humbled to have organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for the fourth year in a row on an amazing and inspirational day that attracted Historians ,Politicians, Community Leaders and Role models from at least 21 Countries of origin.
Thursday the 27th of October 2016 was an amazing day for all who attended. We had a full house

I would like to say a very big thank you to all our

KEY SPEAKER FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS, UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT 2016, They were simply amazing
DR Winston George Ellis – BLACK BRITISH CELEBRITY ACTOR (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN AND DARK KNIGHT) DR ELLIS IS ALSO A THREE TIMES WORLD MARTIAL ARTS CHAMPION

MR Richard Duke– SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR, HUMAN CAPITAL STRATEGIST AND COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR . MR DUKE IS ALSO THE CO-FOUNDER OF THE EFIK HISTORY PROJECT- AN AMAZING SOCIAL NETWORK OF OVER 10,000 MEMBER BASED IN THE UK, USA, CUBA AND NIGERIA

Mrs Joan Henshaw who spoke on behalf of MR James Henshaw JUNIOR – FOUNDER OF THE JAMES ENE HENSHAW FOUNDATION. THE LATE DR JAMES ENE HENSHAW WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN INDIGENOUS PLAYWRIGHT TO BE PUBLISHED INTERNATIONALLY

MR David Smith– DIRECTOR OF THE BRITISH AFRICAN BUSINESS ALLIANCE

MR ARTHUR TORRINGTON- – PROJECT DIRECTOR OF WINDRUSH FOUNDATION & CO-FOUNDER OF THE OLAUDAH EQUIANO SOCIETY

CHIEF MRS YEMISI SANUSI Yem A Stars– DIRECTOR OF IDAY INTERNATIONAL BELGIUM AND PRESIDENT OF IDAY UNITED KINGDOM

It was a profound pleasure to also have His Excellency The Sierra Leone High Commissioner to The UK and Ireland H.E Sir Edward M Turay who was present at our event. He gave am amazing talk themed on Slavery and also commended me on my work over the years. Thank you for your support Sir. I am deeply humbled

Thank you also to Mr Abbey King Khawaja an amazing Business Entrepreneur who also gave an inspirational closing speech which touched our audience to the point of tears. You added colour to our day . I look forward to seeing you soon Sir

Thank you also to The Secretary General of The Universal Peace Federation , Mr Robin Marsh who was also in attendance. You are a great man and I am so proud of your initiative

Steven Kasambaa from Uganda is the Founder of The African Cultural Arts Development. He entertained the auidence with his beautiful music. Thank you brother, your best is yet to come

TO MY MEDIA PARTNERS, YOU WILL ALWAYS REMAIN MY FAMILY

DE OSA CATERING SERVICES – MANAGED BY Rita Osa – YOU ARE AMAZING, THANK YOU FOR THE GREAT FOOD . It was so nice to see you

FOCUS AFRICA managed by Focus Atta – THANK YOU ALWAYS

jStarr Radioukk – Thank you for streaming live yesterday and for the great interviews, YOU ARE THE BEST

Debbie Golt – thanks for the coverage on High Wycombe Sound 106.F.M We will continue to stay in touch

TrueAfrican Heritage– MANAGED BY Rukayat Aderewa Akanke – My Sister for Life- Thank you for everything

AFRICAN SHOW , BLAST 1383- MANAGED BY Real O’Rael – Thank you as always

CHIEF PHOTOHRAPHER – Dark Zac – Was great to see you bro, I know the pictures will be second to none

AFRICANA- MANAGED BY RICHARD Richard Freeman Oluyinka – Thanks for the support brother and for the video coverage. We will talk very soon

Esoe Remo – MANAGED BY Omoluwabi Toks OmoSoluade – Thank you as always

A BIG THANK YOU TO THE MP FOR READING WEST – MP ALOK SHARMA who has supported and sponsored this initiative for the last four years . Thanks for everything

 

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About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Eastern Europe and Nigeria and has visited over 18 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for three years in a row (2013,2014 and 2015). He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World On Wednesday the 30th of October 2013, Tony Tokunbo Fernandez organised his biggest event ever- The Black History Month Celebration at the House of Parliament. The Special Guest on the day was The Minister for Sports and Equalities MP Helen Grant and Key Community Ambassadors in The Black Community
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