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TAYO Fatunla’s ‘OUR ROOTS – Black History in Motion’ Premiers in London U.K. | VIDEO

*Southwark Libraries and Heritage in South East London, United Kingdom, premiered TAYO Fatunla‘s OUR ROOTS – Black History in Motion mini animation on its YouTube channel last Friday 9th December.

There was a public viewing presentation, prior to the premier in which Southwark’s Deputy Mayor, Councillor Michael Situ was at the well-attended First Friday Club event, and spoke eloquently pointing out how OUR ROOTS highlights the importance of history and how history allows successes to be repeated and mistakes in to be avoided.

Curtsy of Southwark Libraries and Heritage, London a few personalities introduce OUR ROOTS – Black History in Motion.

Check it out, above. Then, scroll down, give it a reaction and leave your thoughts, too.

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TAYO Fatunla
TAYO Fatunla

TAYO Fatunla an award-winning Nigerian Comic artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer and illustrator, is an artist of the African diaspora, and author committed to documenting Black History through his illustrated educational creation, OUR ROOTS. TAYO is a graduate of the prestigious Kubert School, in New Jersey, US. and recipient of the 2018 ECBACC Pioneer Lifetime Achievement Award for his illustrated OUR ROOTS creation and series – Famous people in Black History – He participated at UNESCO’s Cartooning In Africa forum held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and the Cartooning Global Forum in Paris, France and has held a virtual OUR ROOTS cartoon workshop for SMITHSONIAN- National Museum of African Art, Washington D.C. His Fela Kuti outline image is featured in the Burna Boy’s mega-Afrobeat hit song “Ye”. [email protected]

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