In 2020 the rights of Black people have been in the news in a way not seen for half a century. The Black Lives Matter protests following George Floyd’s murder reverberated worldwide. Statues have fallen, organisations have confronted their connections to slavery and Empire and millions of people have begun to engage with the issues of racism in new ways. But will this be a moment of real change and why has black history been at the centre of this moment?
Colin Grant is a writer, historian and Associate Fellow in the Centre for Caribbean Studies.
Exploring global perspectives on the East and Southeast Asian migrant creative experience. The roundtable draws from the Eastern Margins creative community – drawing out collective experiences and discussions from different disciplines/geographies.
Opened in 1959 and designed by noted architect Sir Basil Spence, this Grade II* listed church is a testament to modernism’s ability to deliver striking results within a minimal budget using basic materials (brick, steel, concrete and glass).