Black History Month Celebration 2023 - Bob Whiley Community Centre
Cllr Vanessa Boateng hosted this year's Black History Month 2023, saluting our sisters at the Bob Whiley Community Centre, Knowsley Village on Tuesday 24 October, With guest of honour Cllr Graham Morgan - Leader of the Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council and guest speakers Cllr Bisi Osundeko, Cllr Chantelle Lunt & Garth Dallas.
The theme #SalutingOurSisters also celebrates black women whose contributions have been ignored, ideas appropriated, and voices silenced. #WEMATTER
Black History Month 2023 also highlights the following:
Sheroes Among Us,” highlighting contemporary black women who are breaking barriers and shattering stereotypes in their respective fields;
“Pioneering Voices,” featuring black women who have used their voices to speak out against injustice, with quotes from their speeches or writings;
“Innovators and Entrepreneurs,” showcasing black women who have made significant strides in business and entrepreneurship;
“Breaking Barriers,” featuring black women who have broken down barriers in sports, entertainment, politics, and other fields;
“Women Who Move Mountains,” celebrating black women who have made significant contributions to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields
“Women Who Lead,” showcasing black women who have made significant contributions to leadership and governance.
a great evening was had by all that attended.