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BHM 2023

  • Black history month(BHM) in the UK is celebrated in October. The reason as to why we are celebrating this important month in St margaret's Academy is to express the richness of black culture and to acknowledge the black community here at St margarets.
In St margaret's we beleive that:


She was an American political activist, professor, and author who was an active member in the Communist Party and the Black Panther Party

She worked for the Union Army, first as a cook and nurse, then as an armed scout and spy. She is particulary well known for excorting a huge number of slaves to freedom.

Can you guess who these people are based on their descriptions ?

She continues to lead the fight against racism, patriarchal oppression, war, incarceration, and the death penalty

She was a socail activist and American abolitionistShe was born a slave in around 1820. At age five or six, she began to work as a house servant and on the fields.

He was a spokesman for the Nation of Islam and was a vocal advocate for Black empowerment and the promotion of Islam within the Black community.


Discuss amongst your class mates on what you think this qoute means??

“If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”-MALCOM X


Question:What are your thoughts on The Black Panthers?

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Who were the black panthers ?

  • The members of the black panther party confronted politicians, challenged the police and protected black citizens from police brutality. They advocated for African American equality.

The Black Panthers

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Fela kuti!!!
  • Hip hop is a culture and art movement that was created by African Americans. Hip-hop portrayed the evolution of Black youth in America and changed young Black lives.
  • Afrobeats is a genre that developed in the 1960s in Africa. A nigerian atrist, known for being the king of afrobeats is the greatest Fela Kuti. Characteristics of Afrobeat include big bands, long instrumental solos, and complex jazzy rhythms.

Music in black culture

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