Black Lives Matter

Black life matter in white letters on a black background.

16th July 2023 | By Lesley O'Connor

British History with black people playing a positive part

British history with black people in it. Black people are not just slaves you were taught in school in the 1970s. Black British history is...

27th October 2022 | By Kate Gaetto

Black Lives Matter mural vandalised at Chorlton Church and changed to ‘All lives matter’

A Chorlton church has had its ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural vandalised and painted over with the slogan ‘All Lives Matter’. Leaders at Chorlton Central Church...


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...


3rd February 2021 | By Lauren Jefferson

Stand Up To Racism Manchester say they will continue to protest in Hulme park ‘until racism goes’

Stand Up to Racism Manchester have said they will continue to protest in Hulme Park every week “until racism goes”. The organisation holds Black Lives Matter protests every...

Protest, ENDSARS, police brutality

3rd November 2020 | By Matthew Grayless

Solidarity: when footballers take the knee they are prepared to take the flak

Taking a knee is so much more than a simple human gesture, it is an icon of protest, the face of a social movement and a cultural revolution.  The gesture first originated in 2016, when American...


12th October 2020 | By Constance Enzler

Writing the Pandemic: students share their experiences of lockdown in creative writing project

College students painted the pandemic in a writing initiative led by the Manchester Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester. The initiative, entitled Writing...


8th June 2020 | By [email protected]

Manchester’s Black Lives Matter weekend protests bring thousands into the city centre

Image by Isaac Piper   Image by Isaac Piper   Image by Isaac Piper Since the days of Jim Crow, black communities worldwide have pleaded...

#BlackLivesMatter Protesters

1st June 2020 | By Shiala Mahmood

Hundreds march through Manchester in protest over death of George Floyd in US

George Floyd demo BLM from Northern Quota on Vimeo. Hundreds of people gathered in St Peter’s Square in Manchester to march in solidarity with US...


10th July 2017 | By nq_admin

VIDEO – Protesting: From Manchester to Utrecht

Protesting is an integral part of any society, modern day, or old. Protests have been documented, written about, videoed, quashed and proven successful since records began....