Why Black Lives Matter with Marvina Newton

Online event with the founder of the Black Lives Matter movement in Leeds

As part of Black History Month 2020, join us for this exclusive online event with Marvina Newton, the co-founder of the Black Lives Movement in Leeds.

Image credit: Yorkshire Evening Post

Marvina Newton is a community leader, activist, friend and mother of two. She is the Founder and CEO of Angel of Youths, Founder of My Queer Culture, Co-founder of Black Lives Matter Leeds, Founder of United for Black Lives and Founding Executive Director of Black Allies Network.

You’ll get to hear from Marvina about the history of the Black Lives Matter movement, why this movement is vital, what it was like leading the movement on the ground in the UK, and the types of racism and aggressions black people face daily. There will also be a short Q&A.

This online event is open to both Bradford College staff and students and is being organised by Bradford College’s Student Services and Students Union.

To sign up for this online event, please email Lenka Kaur l.kaur@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Once you have signed up you will receive instructions on how to join the event.

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