October is Black History Month, so assembly on Friday will be a celebration of the achievements of black Britons of African and Caribbean descent in every area of our diverse society.

Marking black history in this way is an attempt to address how contributions made by black people to the community have often been ignored or downplayed because of racism.

You can read articles and listen to fascinating interviews with eminent black authors and leaders on our library’s new website, accessible through Firefly.


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