Search

Black History Month: Mont Rose College decorates campus and holds activities to further the conversation

PUBLISHED: 10:05 14 October 2020 | UPDATED: 10:05 14 October 2020

Mont Rose College has decorated their campus to celebrate Black History Month and are holding a series of activities to further the conversation. Picture: Fida Khalid

Mont Rose College has decorated their campus to celebrate Black History Month and are holding a series of activities to further the conversation. Picture: Fida Khalid

Archant

Mont Rose College is proudly celebrating Black History Month throughout its Gants Hill campus and are holding activities to initiative conversations and further develop students knowledge on the topic.

The school said it wanted to take a public stand against discrimination and take the time to understand its community of colour. Picture: Fida KhalidThe school said it wanted to take a public stand against discrimination and take the time to understand its community of colour. Picture: Fida Khalid

The school has decorated their Mont Rose House campus with Pan-African flags and colours and have displays throughout the school.

You may also want to watch:

The green in the flag symbolises the natural wealth of Africa, the black symbolises black people and the red portrays the bloodshed for liberation and unity, with the yellow representing the sun.

A spokesperson for the school issued the statement: “We want to provide a diverse and welcoming learning environment to all of our students, therefore knowing the upmost importance of why we celebrate Black History Month is a priority to us.”

The college is also holding virtual activities throughout the month to engage their students on the topic and continue the conversation.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ilford Recorder