Adwoa Adjei, Emilene Wopana Mudimu, Neneta Tekama & Joanna Peprah

Friendship

Talk
Sat., April 2, 2022
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Community hall Versöhnungskirche
Maximilian-Kolbe-Platz 18
Ratingen-West

Video documentation of the conversation: https://youtu.be/hmViUcjlTWk

Social worker Adwoa Adjei and anti-rassist education consultant Emilene Wopana Mudimu talked about friendships and alliances in anti-racist discourse and everyday life at the Versöhnungskirche in Ratingen-West. Adwoa Adjei founded friendship e.V. in Düsseldorf in 2019. The association advocates for the visibility of the Black community and offers, among other things, space for an empowering exchange about one's own experiences, needs and visions. Emilene Wopana Mudimu runs the socio-cultural youth and media center KingzCorner in Aachen. There, Mudimu initiates art and media educational youth projects. In addition, she has been active online and offline in political and intersectional educational work for many years. The conversation will be moderated by Joanna Peprah, Cologne spokesperson for the Initiative Black People in Germany.

In the run-up to the conversation, an empowerment workshop with Neneta Tekama from friendship e.V.took place. The workshop was aimed at Black people, people of color, people experiencing racism and took place in cooperation with the Diakonie Ratingen at Maximilian-Kolbe-Platz 18b in Ratingen-West

Photos: Alexander Zheleznyak