Black Voices

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The Black Voices Campaign aims to provide Black Students at the University of Birmingham with a platform to discuss and campaign on the issues that impact their lives. Black Students at the University of Birmingham are 15% less likely to graduate with a ‘good degree’ and are 10% less satisfied with their experience studying here.

While COVID-19 prevented us from holding many of the events we had intended to, the launch event and research we have completed so far has led to the development of a Black Voices Manifesto.

Our next priority will be reaching out to even more students, and campaigning for this manifesto to be implemented and for the voices of Black Students to be heard, understood and acted on across the University. If you want to get involved, keep an eye out for future events or email campaigns@guild.bham.ac.uk.

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This manifesto should be considered the start, not the end, of the process of listening to the needs of Black students on our campus to ensure they can thrive.

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Black Voices Videos

B.R.U.M Podcast

Bringing Recognition to Underrepresented Minds aims to celebrate the black Brummies of both the past and present, whilst also thinking about how to guide our young creatives of the future. With distinguished speakers from across the West Midlands talking through a variety of issues, ranging from the ideals of black beauty to the individualism of contemporary black musicians, there is bound to be something every listener is interested in. So, take a browse through our episode list and have a seat at one of the roundtable discussions!

Black Voices Events

Black Voices: “Tell It Like It Is” #2
1st February 6pm - 7:30pm
Guild Council Chambers

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