Black History Month is not only an opportunity to celebrate the incredible achievements of black writers, creators and thinkers, but a chance to learn, reflect and think about the future.
This month, we're hosting events that will give you an opportunity to learn and engage in discussions about Black History from around the world and in Manchester. Many of these events are hosted by the new BAME Ambassadors, who started in 2020.
Black History Month Quiz: Discussing our past
Thursday 08 October. 18:00-20:00.
Join our new BAME Ambassadors for their first event of the year kicking off the unions Black History Month programme.
This unconventional quiz will explore Britain’s progressive and oppressive black history, giving you a chance to get involved in the discussion. The event will explore the impact that Black people, places and events had on Britain’s history.
Black History Month Virtual Tour: Exploring Manchester’s Black History
Tuesday 13 October. 18:00-20:00.
This unique event hosted by the BAME Ambassadors will take you on a virtual tour around Manchester looking at key events and places that shaped our cities connection to race.
The event will be centred on giving you an opportunity to meet new people and allowing you to share your opinions on the impact that certain events had on black history.