Black History Month
October is black history month, a series of events and celebrations showcasing the past contributions and present reality for Black People in the UK. This month of celebrations is a chance to promote Black voices and Black cultural contributions.
Here are some excellent resources to celebrate black history:
Diverse Picture Books Read Aloud
This is an amazing document, a library of books celebrating black history. Beautiful inspiring books by BAME authors read aloud. Open the PDF document, click on a book to find out more and listen to the story.
Horrible Histories Special | Black History Month with Strictly's Oti Mabuse | CBBC
Strictly Come Dancing's Oti Mabuse goes through her Top Five Horrible Histories moments for Black History Month.
Dope Black Dads
A digital safe space for fathers who wish to discuss their experiences of being a black dad, a parent and masculinity in the modern world. Their aim is to celebrate, heal, and inspire.
19 Black Bristol women who've made a difference
Pioneering, passionate and powerful, these women have helped change our city for the better. From artists to activists, from councillors to carnivalistas, these are names you need to know.
Our friends at Cass Bristol have more useful resources, particularly around mental health.