Black History Month 2020

October is Black History Month 2020. During this month each year we take the opportunity to raise awareness of events relating to race and ethnicity as well as culture and internationalisation at the Univerity of Liverpool:

Black History Month Podcast Series 2020

Writing on the Wall Festival

Writing on the Wall is a dynamic, Liverpool-based community organisation that coordinates projects and events that celebrate writing in all its forms. WOW has organised an extensive series of events for Black History Month:

News and Blogs

23.10.2020: New online tool launched for students and staff to report harassment and hate crime

23.10.2020: University publishes plan to build a more inclusive campus for all students and staff

15.10.2020: New careers programme to support inclusion and diversity (Staff News)

14.10.2020: The black composers being performed in Autumn’s Lunchtime Concerts series

13.10.2020: Academics featured on city screens for Anthony Walker Foundation campaign

09.10.2020: Monuments and memorials: how should a city acknowledge its past? (Blog)

08.10.2020: New Honorary Professor in Modern Slavery welcomed at Eradicating Modern Slavery event

07.10.2020: Applications open for Equality Kick Starter Funding (Staff News)

06.10.2020: Liverpool Literary Festival Don’t Quote Me, with Paul Mendez

06.10.2020: New partnership to provide scholarships for disadvantaged Black students

06.10.2020: Applications now open for Diversifying Leadership 2021 (Staff News)

04.10.2020: Why writer and activist, Audre Lorde, is still a vibrant and important voice today.

01.10.2020: October is Black History Month - What's going on

01.10.2020: 7 Black History Month events (Student News)

10.09.2020: ‘Building Back Better’ from COVID-19 Requires Black Lives to Matter (Blog)