Black Members Events

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For meeting information (m) please contact the SOG email address


Black History Month – October (e)

Tuesday 3th October 

Black Leadership – A Panel Discussion 

To promote Inclusion and Diversity across UNISON and to celebrate the year of the Black worker, the Regional West Midlands Black Members Self Organised Group (WMBMSOG) will be holding their annual Black History Month celebrations.

This year, the WMBMSOG have extended the celebrations to showcase Black Leadership, there will be a Panel Discussion, whereby representatives from National Grid (Luke Sewel), UNISON Senior Lay Leadership (Paulette Whyte), Ravi Subramanian (UNISON) will discuss an array of topics, centralized around Black Leadership.


Thursday 19th October

Author G M Linton

West Midlands author G.M. Linton will celebrate the 75th anniversary year of HMT Empire Windrush and October’s Black History Month.


Tuesday 24th October

Michael O’Connor – Irish in the Caribbean and Naming Patterns

Naming and Re-naming the Enslaved on Irish & Anglo-Irish Owned Estates in the British Caribbean 1750-1834.

The talk will focus on key questions.