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Black History Month 2021



What's happening?

In October, the University and the Students' Union will be hosting a number of events to mark Black History Month. 


  • Friday 1 October, 10.00am - 12.00pm: Joe Williams, African Stories in Yorkshire (AG55 and Microsoft Teams)
  • Friday 1 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Re:Tension film screening and discussion (Auditorium and Microsoft Teams)
  • Wednesday 6 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Professor Charles Egbu, Black History Month talk and Q&A (Auditorium and Microsoft Teams)
  • Wednesday 6 October, 2.00 - 4.00pm: Joe Williams, African Stories in Yorkshire (Auditorium and Microsoft Teams)
  • Monday 11 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Dr Sulochini Pather, Celebrating Black Professors at Leeds Trinity (Microsoft Teams only)
  • Tuesday 12 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Reflecting on Anti-bias Education in Action: The Early Years film screening (Auditorium and Microsoft Teams)
  • Friday 15 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Macy Iwediebo and Rebecca Rose, celebrating our alumni and their award-winning research projects (Auditorium and Microsoft Teams)
  • Monday 18 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Dr Shyane Siriwardena, The Big Conversation: race and intersectionality (Auditorium and Microsoft Teams)
  • Tuesday 19 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Talk and Share seminar workshop - new perspectives on race in teaching and learning (AF20 and Microsoft Teams)
  • Wednesday 20 October, 4.00 - 5.00pm: BAME Students’ Network meet (StUdio)
  • Wednesday 20 October, 4.30 - 6.00pm: Literacy, Law and the Legacy of Ida B. Wells (AG21)
  • Thursday 21 October, 4.30 - 6.00pm: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Freedom Struggle (AG21)
  • Thursday 21 October and Friday 22 October, all day: Black History Month Reflection
  • Friday 22 October, 1.00 - 2.00pm: Celebration of rap music (AG55)
  • Friday 22 October, 5.30 - 7.30pm: Together is Better (Auditorium and Trinity Building - register here)
  • Friday 22 October, all day: Students' Union, Show Racism the Red Card/Wear Red Day 
  • Tuesday 26 October, 3.00 - 4.30pm: Students' Union, Decolonisation forum (TBC)
  • All month: Library display, Black History (Library Ground Floor and Library social media)

Further information

Please contact communications@leedstrinity.ac.uk for any questions or links. Keep an eye on University and Students’ Union communication channels for any updates to the schedule. View our visitors' guidance here.

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