Black History MonthFull Calendar
1st October 2018
The Importance Of Black History Month
Rageh Omar discusses Black History Month and how he feels that it has lost its importance in modern Britain because it hasn't moved with the times. He shares his views and opinions, and discusses how the month could be developed to cover a wider range of race issues.
What Do You Mean I Can't Change the World?
Jemmar tells the story of how she went from hating how she looked, to a realisation of the injustices that made her feel that way, to proud acceptance of herself as a beautiful, working class, black young woman. She is now an activist, working for social justice and inspiring other young people to campaign for the issues that affect their lives.
Told by Jemmar Samuels.
Directed by Adam Tyler.
Black To Yellow
Chris Lamontagne performs a poem in response to Charles Booth's Map Descriptive of London Poverty 1889-1891. He examines how people are still stereotyped according to race and class and the inequalities of today's society. This film was produced by Manifesta as part of their Breaking into the Museum project, with support from the Museum of London and the Heritage Lottery Fund.