Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

Black History Month – Lynn’s Story

Amongst many other things, 2020 is the year that Worcester has discovered its black residents.  Following the tragic events in America, we have had two carefully organised and widely supported Black Lives Matter protests.  The experiences of being black and living in Worcester were eloquently expressed by a variety of voices.  Now the city is marking Black History Month (BHM).

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Black History Month: Jennie’s Story

To commemorate Black History Month, Worcestershire Transformed are looking to publish a series of articles which highlight the experiences of black people in the county and across the U.K. The following article is a transcript from a talk given at an local Anti Racist Group Meeting by Jennie, a mixed-race woman living in Warwickshire. “Hello. My name is Jennie. First

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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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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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