On 27th of June 1890, George Dixon defeated Edwin ‘Nunc’ Wallace , and became the world’s first black boxing world champion.
The grave of Malvina Wells born in Grenada in 1805 can be found in Edinburgh with the Scottish family she worked for.
As part of Black History Month Aberdeen University has put together a diverse programme of events, blogs, podcasts and talks will provide opportunities for the community to dig deeper, look closer, think bigger.
On this day, December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing a bus driver’s instructions to give up her seat to a white passenger.
If you have a chance to pop by ORSAS it is worth checking it out at 26 Bridge Street Kirkwall.
“Right is of no sex, truth is of no color – God is the Father of Us All, and All We are Brethren.”