Black history month
During October the UK celebrates Black History Month (BHM).
The first BHM was celebrated in 1987 but today BHM has become an important date for the whole UK. BHM was created to promote and propagate the facts of Africa’s Contribution to World Civilisation from Antiquity to the Present and exposing contribution of Africans to the socio-political and economic life of the UK and the rest of the world.
This year, Ealing is marking the 34th anniversary of BHM by celebrating the 2021 theme ‘Proud to be black’.
Teaching Migration, Belonging, and Empire in Secondary Schools report (Runnymede Trust)
The Black Curriculum Report 2020 (The Black Curriculum website)
Ealing’s themes and resources in previous years:
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Black history month website
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Website on the history of Black people within the UK.