Black History Month
First celebrated in the UK in 1987, Black History Month is marked annually during the month of October.
Black History Month is a month set aside to learn about and celebrate the achievements of black men and women throughout history.
Planet eStream Recordings
- Click on this link to watch Martin Luther King and the March on Washington
Documentary examining the civil rights movement in the United States (protesting against the segregation of black Americans) and during the months leading up to the biggest civil protest in the history of the United States - the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963. The programme also focuses on the march itself and includes Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the protest.
Many more programmes relating to equality, diversity and inclusion on Planet eStream can be accessed by clicking on the Equality and Diversity subject link below.
Lesson 1 - British Black History
Lesson 2 - World Black History