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POLITICS Diane Abbott mp

POLITICS  Bill Morris -  First Black leader of a British Trade union

POLITICS Paul Boateng  First Black Cabinet Minister

POLITICS Bernie Grant - Britain's First Black MP

POLITICS Vaughan Gething - First Black President of the National Union of Students Wales.

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH INTRODUCTIONS

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Bayard Rustin - Gay man in the Civil Rights Movement.   

   

This is the story of a man that was part of the civil rights movement and was also gay

HISTORY OF SLAVERY

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SLAVERY Scotland and Slavery

SLAVERYThe Atlantic Slave Trade

SLAVERY Life on board slave ships

SLAVERY London, slavery and abolition

SLAVERY  Ottobah Cugoano the first African to demand total abolition of slavery

 

 

The Welsh abolitionists

At the end of the 18th century many people in Wales, and across Britain, became revolted by slavery's cruelty and began campaigning for its abolition

Liverpool and the slave trade

Liverpool was a major slaving port and its ships and merchants dominated the transatlantic slave trade in the second half of the 18th century.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEATURES

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FEATURES  The Self Help Movement

FEATURES A day in the life of Helen Grant MP

FEATURES Dr John Anthony Roberts - The First person of African ancestry to be made a QC

FEATURES  Wangari Maathai - first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize

Bedfordshire Police would like to welcome new applicants to the Special Constabulary.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH  HEROES

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Bradford Adoption and Fostering

We are looking for people who are interested in becoming carers.

 

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The Scottsboro Boys HowNigeriaBecame

Thu 9 Oct – Sun 9 Nov

How Nigeria Became: A Story, and A Spear That Didn’t Work

This colourful and quick-witted production offers a creative insight into Nigeria's beginnings in 1914.

Written and directed by British Nigerian playwright Gbolahan Obisesan, How Nigeria Became: A Story, and A Spear That Didn’t Work commemorates the centenary of Nigeria as part of Black History Month at the Unicorn.

Sat 4 Oct 2014 - Sat 21 Feb 

The Scottsboro Boy

Following a sold out run at the Young Vic, the critically acclaimed The Scottsboro Boys is transferring to the West End.

 

This sensational musical brings to life the extraordinary true story of nine young men, in a case that changed history forever.

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH LISTINGS HIGHTLIGHTS

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