*There are activities up and down the United Kingdom marking Black History, this month of October. From book launches by Black local authors, to storytelling and workshop sessions.
Events are well attended and many are proud to be mark this celebration and feel proud of their heritage which also gives them the opportunity to educate young Black children in the UK and the enthused, how rich Black History is. Famous Black Britons include Formula one racing champion Lewis Hamilton, actor Idris Elba, British Nigerian singer Sade Adu, fashion designer, Oswald Boateng, first Black female MP, Dianne Abbott (pictured above), Chitwetel Ejiofor (“2 Years a Slave”) and celebrity chef, Levi Roots.
TAYO Fatunla is an award winning Nigerian Comic Artist, illustrator and Editorial cartoonist. He is the creator of OUR ROOTS an illustrated series feature on Black history and also a contributor to EURweb.com. Visit TAYO’s website: www.tayofatunla.com.