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Munroe Bergdorf makes unequivocal statement of inclusivity for Black History Month

October 3, 2019

British model and activist Munroe Bergdorf, a familiar face on international runways and at  New York fashion week, has made a unequivocal statement of inclusivity for Black History Month. She encourages people to include, read and share “all black stories, including the contributions of black British LGBTQIA figures”. Bergdorf ‘s statement says “Be intersectional! Black […]

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General News

Bus company supports Black History group

James Ledward November 21, 2018

THIS Saturday, November 24, Brighton & Hove Black History will take guests on a tour of the city’s Black historical landmarks on a new bus named after slave boy Thomas Highflyer. The Thomas Highflyer Heritage Bus Tour has offered sixty eight free places to Brighton residents, courtesy of Brighton & Hove Buses. The tour will be narrated by Bert Williams MBE D.Lit., co-founder of the Black History group, with additional material from Black History researcher Suchi Chatterjee.

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Arts

Two literary events celebrating Black History Month

October 9, 2018

Brighton literature project celebrates BAME voices with an evening of literary inspiration during Black History Month. HUNGRY for words, music and stories?  then join Writing Our Legacy at New Writing South on Wednesday, October 24 for Diverse Sussex – Brighton: an evening of literary inspiration celebrating Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) voices from Sussex and beyond.

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