black history month

'Founders and Funders: Slavery and the building of a University.’ Drop Inn - Credit Makenna Ali

1st November 2023 | By Makenna Ali

University of Manchester raises awareness of their past involvement in slavery

As a part of Black History Month the University of Manchester held a drop-in session for their exhibit ‘Founders and Funders: Slavery and the building...

Producers Adeola and Ronke Adelakun and Monique Kufuor during the Black Creative soirée

9th November 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Black creatives soirée at central library part of Black History Month is huge success

A new organisation aiming to change the way black people are perceived is celebrating after its first event promoting black creativity was a sell-out. More...

27th October 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Black history month celebrated through creativity at central library event

Black creativity celebratory evening in Manchester Central Library Fashion show, art exhibition, word performance Brought by Bob Expo, Cultureville and Business IP Greater Manchester Carole...

Home Black History Month

30th October 2021 | By Tyrese King

Home celebrate Black History Month 2021 while pushing the narrative

Home  put on numerous events to celebrate Black History Month this year. Events included live and online theatre, a specially curated film programme and a...


19th October 2021 | By Ruby Fandino

Celebrating Black lives and empowering mental health through textile art

A collection of vibrant portraits celebrating influential Black figures decorate the walls of Manchester HOME as part of a project by artist Michelle Ayavoro and service...


19th October 2020 | By Ruby Fandino

Longsight library launches first anti-racist bookshelf in bid to raise awareness of diversity

Longsight Library and a community group have come together to create an anti-racism bookshelf launch. The anti-racist bookshelf is an ongoing project led by community group...


2nd October 2020 | By Victoria Thiele

Manchester Libraries celebrate role of black scientists during Black History Month

Science fans get to experiment in the footprints of black innovators during the Black History Month organised by Manchester Libraries. Black pioneers in science, technology,...


28th October 2017 | By nq_admin

Remembering David Oluwale: the Nigerian man who was the target of police abuse

During the first glimmers of summer in 1969, David Oluwale experienced what would be his final breath of the Leeds air he loved so dearly.  A Nigerian man who...