This year events will be taking place nationally and locally with Sheffield Students’ Union keen to mark this important month. Look out for film screenings, speaker events and much more across Sheffield.
What is Black History Month?
Black History Month in the UK celebrates the achievements of black people and communities in the UK, and globally.
Originally started in the United States by an influential black historian to publicise the accomplishments of African Americans, this annual event looks to raise awareness, educate and encourage further research into black history.
The BME Student Committee exists to support the needs and interests of the BME student community, by putting on events, promoting inclusion and creating a link between the BME student body, the Students’ Union and the wider university community.
If you are interested in being a part of this, our EGM to fill the positions of Campaigns Officer and Treasurer is being held on Wednesday 2nd October, 5-7pm in The Octagon, Meeting Room 2.