UK Black History Month

BLM UK-‘We were taken advantage of. That is what hurt’

From the BBC When Neville Howard arrived in the UK as part of the Windrush generation in 1947 it was a different world. The 92-year-old – well-known around Cardiff for his singing – remembered reading “no blacks, no Irish” signs and how he “just had to learn to live with” racism. Mr Howard said: “All …

UK Black History Month

BHM UK – Black History month: ‘As a black female, it’s important I can be seen’

From the BBC As the start of October marks the beginning of Black History Month across the UK, three trailblazers from Wales’ black community say more needs to be done to address issues of inequality at the top of their industries. TV producer Liana Stewart, Swansea’s first female black councillor Yvonne Jardin and artist and …