Today is the day! Time to aim your frustrations at the Government – not each other. NO to racist scapegoating on immigration! Join the Rally and Demo marking UN Anti-Racism Day TIME: Assemble 11am, Saturday 22nd March 2014 LOCATION: Parade from the Mandela Statue in Parliament Square to rally at Trafalgar Square Continue reading
Tag Archives: Aaron Kiely
I Will Stand – Stronger! My first step towards leading the way #SheShouldStand
When I read Operation: Black Students’ Representation elections special newsletter from NUS Black Students’ Campaign President – Aaron Kiely, I was not only inspired, but also motivated to help with the campaign of encouraging *black students to put themselves forward to run for elections! I did my little part by blogging bite-size posts of Aaron’s newsletter, using … Continue reading
#OBSR 7: LGBT History Month
Part of NUS Black Student Campaign “Operation: Black Students’ Representation” election special by NUS BSC president; Aaron Kiely… #OBSR 7: LGBT History Month February marks LGBT History Month and we want to congratulate UK Black Pride and all our brothers and sisters who tirelessly campaign for the Black LGBT community, by taking on racism, homophobia and transphobia … Continue reading
#OBSR 6: Black Staff Survey & Black British Academics
Part of NUS Black Student Campaign “Operation: Black Students’ Representation” election special by NUS BSC president; Aaron Kiely… #OBSR 6: Black Staff Survey & Black British Academics The first ever Black staff survey, for all Asian, African, Caribbean and Arab non-student staff working in students’ unions, has been launched. The survey provides Black staff the opportunity to … Continue reading
#OBSR 1: Make Black history in your Students’ Union and run in elections!
Part of NUS Black Student Campaign “Operation: Black Students’ Representation” election special by NUS BSC president; Aaron Kiely… 20% of all students are *Black, and great strides have been made to increase Black representation –with figures from the NUS Officer Diversity Survey 2012/13 showing that around 17% of elected Officers are Black students. This is … Continue reading
The inBox: Operation Black Students’ Representation elections special!
In the run up to students elections this month in Universities across the UK, NUS Black Students’ Campaign officer Aaron Kiely and his team of motivated *black student campaigners are on a mission to get more black students to run for elections!… There couldn’t be a better time be the change you want to see! … Continue reading
Young, Gifted and… Suspicious? Why are young black men a target for police stop and search?
When I read Taryn Nixon’s article “The reality of stop and search” on the Arts London News (ALN) website, I was moved. It was refreshing to read an article that highlighted a social topic that is constantly being underlined. We’ve heard of stop and search – it’s as much a part of our communities as … Continue reading
Highlights of the NUS Black Students Winter Conference 2013
We’re already half way through the first week of a new month, yet what happened over the last weekend of November has followed me through into a new week and a new month, demanding not to become a distant memory. The NUS Black Students’ Campaign Winter Conference took place at the Institute of Education on … Continue reading