Red Together

Black History Month

As part of our Black History Month 2020 celebrations we are grateful to have received these fantastic video contributions:

Dr Richard Benjamin, Head of the International Slavery Museum.

Dr Benjamin provides us with insight into the origins of Black History Month and the work of the museum here in Liverpool.

Troy Townsend, Head of Development for Kick It Out

Troy Townsend is powerful voice in the fight for equality in football. Troy talks to us about the work of Kick It Out (football’s equality and inclusion campaign), the state of the game and what we need to make a stand.

Sonia Bassey MBE, Chair of ‘Mandela 8’ and ‘Africa Oye’.

Sonia Bassey MBE is Chair of two organisations in Liverpool- ‘Mandela 8’ and ‘Africa Oye’. Sonia tells us about these two organisations, how they make a difference in the community and what we need to do to deliver change in society.

Steve Smithies, National Coach Development Lead (Diversity & Inclusion) for the FA.

Steve Smithies is National Coach Development Lead (Diversity & Inclusion) for the Football Association. Steve tells us about the work he and his team delivers across the count, making a difference for under-represented groups in the game, and how we can support people to develop and get established in football through coaching and mentoring.