28 OCTOBER 11:30AM - 12:30PM

This is a short talk on Black History in the USA and its importance currently in the wake of #BlackLivesMatter, as well as its role in re-shaping British History.

It will cover:

  • How Black History Month has been celebrated in the UK since the 1980s
  • How it features in schools and higher education
  • The increased interest in books and TV programmes that cover Black History
  • The establishment of a national Black Cultural Archives Centre in London
  • Black History in Loughborough and Leicestershire as a whole

This event has been arranged by UNISON with support from other Loughborough unions and staff and student groups.


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