Category Archives: Activism

Worcester Commemorates Black History Month

Following on from our previous article, here is another selection of events that are being organised by groups across Worcester, including Eaton and Kat, who were the figureheads behind the highly successful Black Lives Matter’s Protest in Worcester last summer. You can keep up to date with a range of events going on in the city through the Black Lives

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Black History Month: Worcestershire Events

2020 has been an extremely important year in terms of the fight for racial justice, with the Black Lives Matter movement growing even larger in significance. With that in mind, this year’s Black History Month in the UK seems to be as poignant as ever and there are multiple events taking place across October in Worcestershire and beyond. Below are

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Young, Vulnerable and Without Support—The Effect of Cuts on Youth Services

The cutting of funding for youth services has had a devastating impact on society. The importance of youth services is consistently overlooked by government and we are now beginning to see the consequences of their actions. As a volunteer at several youth provisions over the last four years, I have first-hand experience of these lasting impacts. Why have youth services

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Three Powerful Poems from Tari Takavarasha

Worcester’s second Black Lives Matter protest which was held on the 8th of August was another brilliantly powerful event which again highlighted the various issues surrounding systemic racism in the U.K and further afield. At the event Tariro Takavarasha, who grew up in Worcester, wrote and performed three poems which you can see below. You can see more of her

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Black Lives Matter Protest in Worcester TOMORROW

The organiser’s of the hugely successful Black Lives Matter protest on the 13th of June at the Worcester Racehorse are holding another event TOMORROW. Details are still to be confirmed about the protest but this is what we know so far: When: 08/08/2020 at 13:00 (Speakers expected to start at 13:00) Where: Worcester (Exact Details TBC) The organisers have confirmed

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