Black History Month

 

Chi Onwurah MP

Chi has written on the importance of recognising black history for Black History Month magazine:

“As I child I would have been hard put to name a dozen famous black people outside music or sports. My knowledge of black achievement was limited to those two sectors and a few walk-on parts in the great histories of nations, generally as hapless victim or stereotypical villain.  I was fortunate that I knew I wanted to be an Engineer from a young age, certainly I knew of no Black role-models to inspire me, I had to believe I could ‘be it’ without ever being able to ‘see it’.”

Read the full piece on their website here.

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