This year’s Black History Month in October is more important than ever. It’s not just a month to celebrate the continued achievements and contributions of Black people to the UK and around the world. It’s also a time for continued action to tackle racism, reclaim Black history, and ensure Black history is represented and celebrated all year round.
Look out for more content from the MU in the coming weeks.
Last October, to celebrate Black History Month, Love Music Hate Racism hosted a special episode of their #SpeakUpThursday radio show, featuring Chardine Taylor Stone.
Read our simple checklist to ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion are included as part of your music teaching.
Last year Saturday 20 March was UN Anti-Racism Day, as well as the TUC and Stand up to Racism’s national day of action. Read more about what we did to mark it.
In this incredibly important feature, charity Black Minds Matter UK explains the importance of culturally specific interventions for musicians who also experience racism for 2021’s Mental Health Awareness Week.
For this year’s International Women's Day, R&B singer-songwriter Rebecca talked about her experiences as a woman in the industry, and shared her advice on what to hold on to, to continue to thrive.
In this compelling feature, singer-songwriter Lady Nade, a rising star on the UK Americana scene, talks about creating songs inspired by love, family and friendships.
Representing and advocating on behalf of musicians experiencing racism
Visit our dedicated Musicians who Experience Racism page for news, guidance and resources.