Events during Black History Month 2020
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Our Voices Matter
Speaker: Patrick Vernon
Date: 1st October
Interview with Gloria Mills
An Interview with Gloria Mills UNISON National Secretary for Equalities talking trade unions, politics and the future.
Speaker: Carol Sewell
Date: 2nd October
An exploration of Asian festivals covering the Muslim, Hindu and Sikh traditions
Speaker: Nasar Hussain
Date: 6th October
Noor Inayat Khan – Spy Princess.
Shrabani Bassu, has always combined her journalism with her love of history and all of her books have evolved from her observation about the shared histories of India and Britain.
Join us as we hear about The Spy Princess – The story of Noor Inayat Khan.
Speaker: Shrabani Bassu
Date: 7th October
An educational talk with Rita – The life of an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author Angela Davis.
Date: 8th October
In UNISON we the term Black to define people in Britian to describe a shared history and experience, this Talk will explore this.
Speaker: Carol Sewell and Manjula Kumari
Date: 9th October
Corinne Fowler is Professor of Postcolonial Literature at the University of Leicester. In this talk, Corinne discusses her experience of working with 100 children to co-curate exhibitions, give guided tours and write new guidebooks for National Trust properties.
Speaker: Corrine Fowler
Date: 12th October
Get involved, Get active
Speaker: Anthony Weatherburn
Date: 13th October
A panel discussion looking at Black issues across the UK and world including Covid-19, Black Lives Matter and the future of Black Activism
Speakers: Ravi Subramanian, UNISON / Susan Adeyemo, Coventry and Warwickshire Combined Health Trust / Rodney Williams, Nation Grid
Date: 15th October
Interview with Carol Sewell
An Interview with Carol Sewell a long standing and experienced UNISON Activist talking trade unions, politics and the future.
Speaker: Carol Sewell
Date: 19th October
Speaker: Sharon Carby-Mclean
Date: 20th October
Interview with Roger McKenzie
An Interview with UNISON Assistant General Secretary talking trade unions, Politics and the future.
Speaker: Roger McKenzie
Date: 21st October
Interview with Ravi
An Interview with UNISON West Midlands Regional Secretary talking trade unions, Politics and the future.
Speaker: Ravi Subramanian
Date: 22nd October
Speaker: Zita Holbourne
Date: 27th October
Organising a Self Organised Group
This talk will help you to organise your own UNISON self organised Group in your local UNISON Branch.
Speaker: Paulette Whyte
Date: 28th October
Let’s talk Caribbean Heritage
Let’s Talk Caribbean Heritage is about two presentations that focus on two countries’ heritage; both Grenada and Jamaica. It is also based on the presenters’ observations and research
Speaker: Jason Pierre and Fearon Hemmings
Date: 30th October