Tag : BAME

Black History Month: An evening with… Lady Phyll

1 year ago / 0 comments

Its the 30th anniversary of Black History Month, and LUU remain committed to marking the occasion with events, talks from key speakers, screenings and discussions. On the 25th September, Society editor Lara Groves attended a talk with association from Speak Up, from queer black activist Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, otherwise known as … Read More

University of Leeds considering introducing module on Black British History

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds is considering developing a Black British History module, believed to be the first of its kind at a Russell Group university in the United Kingdom. If the module does go ahead, it could be available to students in the School of History within the next few academic years. Students … Read More

BAME graduates ‘2.5 times more likely to be jobless than white peers’

3 years ago / 0 comments

According to the Trade Unions Congress, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees are two and a half times more likely to be unemployed than their white peers. Official statistics, published by the TUC to mark the beginning of its annual black workers’ conference, show the unemployment rate … Read More