BLACK LIVES MATTER

Mural for the Black Lives Matter Movement

Be an up-stander, not a bystander Our hearts are broken over what’s happening in the US, the result of centuries of racism and oppression. The UK, like the US, has taken too long to translate our ideals into action or change and we still have a long way to go. Being far from campus makes… Continue reading BLACK LIVES MATTER

WHY BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER THIS YEAR?

Demonstration for Human rights in the 60s

2020 has held a mirror up to the world and forced many to see the reality of racism in all its guises. From Black people dying disproportionately in the pandemic, to the horrific murder of George Floyd and no justice for Breonna Taylor – the 26-year-old emergency medical worker killed by police in her own… Continue reading WHY BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER THIS YEAR?

WELCOME TO INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY IN THE UK

Man carrying a boy on his shoulder

Former Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP: “I recognise the important issues that this event seeks to highlight, including men’s health, male suicide rates and the underperformance of boys in schools, these are serious issues that must be addressed in a considered way.” Welcome to International Men’s Day in the UK International Men’s Day in… Continue reading WELCOME TO INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY IN THE UK