The Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of the murder of George Floyd have brought to the fore the systemic racism in the UK; racism that has no doubt been able to persist due to the side-lining of black British history and the white-washing of history. Explore how black history is intimately connected to Britain and British history and reflect on how you engage with Black History Month as an educator.
- Lesson: Protesting Discrimination in Bristol
- Image: Glenn Ligon's Untiled: Four Etchings
- Unit: Standing Up for Democracy
- Teaching Idea: Reflecting on Statues and the UK's Colonial Past
- Resource Collection: Back to School 2020: Supporting Students as They Adjust to a New Normal
- Teaching Idea: Seeking Justice: George Floyd's Death and Structural Racism in the UK