Tag : black feminist society

The Black Feminist Society: What It’s Like To Be A Women-Of-Colour at University

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Society Members George Riley, Axelle Nasah, Makeda Krish   The transition from a home space to the wider unknown of University is always a momentous shift if to say pretty daunting. Suddenly confronted with new spaces, places, and people to navigate through, finding your rhythm is often a more gradual … Read More

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

3 Reasons to get involved in Black History Month – Society Edition

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s October and the Student Union is celebrating, along with the rest of the UK, Black History Month (BHM) – amazing events and performances are happening throughout this month in our union, including events by societies like the Black Feminist Society, the Nigerian Society and the African Caribbean Society. Apart … Read More

LUU sees formation of first black feminist society

4 years ago / 0 comments

This week saw the formation of Leeds University Union’s first Black Feminist Society. The society aims to create a space for students to become familiar with the struggles of Black feminists. Students will be encouraged to engage marginalised feminist thought. The society already has a number of events planned, including … Read More