Black History Wales 2020 Online Launch

2000 Nations | Celebrating Diversity | Black History Wales

DATE: 1 October 2020

Opened by Hon First Minister of Wales, Professor Mark Drakeford and Deputy Minister and Chief Whip Jane Hutt AM.

Presentations on the contributions to Wales by leading African and African Caribbean participants, introductions from new partners and performances from a wide range of music Artists.

Hosted on zoom with 150 participants and live-streamed on social media platforms: Black History Wales website, Fb, twitter and Instagram.

Professor Uzo Iwobi OBE
Judge Ray Singh CBE | Chair, Race Council Cymru
Cliff Depass | Black History Management Committee
Aleighcia Scott | Artist
Morfudd Meredith | Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan                                                                                           Professor Mark Drakeford MS | Hon. First Minister
Shavanah Taj | Acting General Secretary of the Wales Trades Union Congress (TUC)
Professor Charlotte Williams OBE | Chair of the Ministerial Working Group ‘Communities, Contributions and Cynefin: BAME in the new curriculum’
Brigadier Andrew Dawes CBE | HQ 160th (Welsh) Brigade
Kyla Brox | Artist
Chantelle Haughton | Chair, Black History Wales Management Committee,
Roma Taylor | Founder, Windrush Cymru Elders
Elaine Clarke | Black History Wales Patron
Ant Metcalfe | Area Manager Cymru, The Royal British Legion
Humie Webbe | Founder Black History Wales – Tribute for Patti Flynn
Jane Hutt MS | Deputy Minister and Chief Whip
Leila and Elliot McKenzie | Artists
Iolanda Banu Viegas | Black History Lead for North Wales
Nick Capaldi | Chief Executive, Arts Council of Wales
Jonathan Munby | Director of Performance (Drama), RWCMD
Chinonyerem Odimba | RWCMD Writer in Residence
Lleucu Siencyn | CEO, Literature Wales
Gaynor Legall | Chair, Welsh Governments Monuments & Statues task group
Skunkadelic | Artist
Professor Ogbonna | Vice Chair RCC, Cardiff Business School,
Chair Welsh Government’s Socio-economic Subgroup
Mr Kofi Obuobie | Consultant Endocrinologist / Member of First Ministers,
BAME Covid 19 Advisory Group
David Waboso CBE | Independent Non-Executive Director
Music recording 5 | Ify Iwobi featuring Anwar Siziba, Performance by
Richard Nkhata, Ify Iwobi, Anwar Siziba | Artist & members of Crossing Borders Youth Dance
Vaughan Gething MS | Minister for Health and Social Services

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