50 Black History Month Heroes

50 Black History Month Heroes

Here are the 50 Black History Month LGBT+ heroes nominated in October 2020. This project will have a legacy. We are committed to being an anti-racist organisation and raising the voices and sharing the stories of BAME LGBT+ people. If you would like to know more about...
20 Black History Month Heroes

20 Black History Month Heroes

It’s the last day of Black History Month 2020 and so far we’ve had 30 LGBT+ heroes nominated by the Norfolk LGBT+ community for our daily celebrations. We have heard some wonderful, personal stories about why these people are heroes to our nominators. However...
Black History Month Hero: Nina Simone

Black History Month Hero: Nina Simone

Nina Simone is today’s #BlackHistoryMonth LGBT+ hero, nominated by Community Librarian Jo who writes: I coincidently went into labour on the last day of black history month 2007 and one of the reasons that we chose the name Nina for my youngest daughter, who was born...
Black History Month Hero: Colin Jackson

Black History Month Hero: Colin Jackson

Today’s #BlackHistoryMonth LGBT+ hero is another athlete who’s appeared on Strictly – hurdler Colin Jackson chosen by Bernie from the Mature Gay Community who says: “he is an inspirational athlete and also a very good dancer. He overcame his shyness.and is very...
Black History Month Hero: Nicola Adams

Black History Month Hero: Nicola Adams

Today’s #BlackHistoryMonth LGBT+ hero is Nicola Adams, chosen by Frances who writes: As an ex-Norwicher, I nominate Nicola Adams, Boxer and now star of Strictly. I never thought I’d get into boxing but I’ve found boxercise is a really good and fun way to...