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Black History Month

Black History Month

Black and ethnic minority people more likely to face cannabis prosecution in Bristol, data shows

‘No excuse’ for ethnic disparities say police, as overall prosecutions for Class B drug rise despite local diversion programme

Watch: "I SEE" a poem to inspire and outrage, by Solomon O.B

Watch: Vulnerability, escapism and creativity, my experiences of lockdown as a young Bristolian

People's History

The problematic past of the Merchant Venturers

Mark Steeds from the Bristol Radical History Group, co-author of From Wulfstan to Colston, tells the story of the origins, history and development of the Society of Merchant Venturers

Black History Month

Watch: "Britons never, never have been slaves?"

Black History Month

‘You need to see yourself’: tackling the national curriculum’s overwhelming whiteness

Listen: Bristol Unpacked, with Zakiya McKenzie on Black in the green movement and why people shouldn't be so polite

As a leader of Bristol’s Black and Green project, Zakiya is bringing a background in broadcasting and research to connect the inner city with the...

Misunderstood and excluded: How to build mental health services fit for diverse communities

The Cable speaks to Nilaari, Project Zazi and other local practitioners calling for more culturally competent mental health provision for BAME communities.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with poet Lawrence Hoo, on decolonising education, and if he's now in the establishment

As part of the Cable's Black History Month coverage, Neil and Lawrence talk about the renaming of Colston Hall to Bristol Beacon, how education and the arts are key to building positive paths for young people and the role a poet plays in the political process of the city.

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