Dare to Diva Productions
‘Black History is My History is Your History’ by Carol Leeming MBE FRSA.
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.