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“The voices of Black women are unfortunately not heard”

09 Oct 2020 | Jameela Kalawa October is Black History Month and at Advance HE we are proud to share stories of Black success, experience and action in higher education.

In this vlog, Jameela Kalawa, Co-President of the Intersectional Feminist Society at King’s College London (KCL) says Black History Month is a chance to celebrate Black culture and “uplift our community”.

Various Societies within KCL Students’ Union are running events during Black History Month but the Intersectional Feminist Society is planning a series of film screenings directed by Black women which Jameela says is important because “the voices of Black women are unfortunately not heard in the community, so this is our way of paying homage to our fellow Black women”.

Jameela says the Society is also running Instagram Live events featuring Black creatives, talking about how they incorporate Black culture into their work.

The three main aims of the Intersectional Feminist Society for this academic year are:


- demilitarisation 


Find out more about the Intersectional Feminist Society at KCL 

See more Black History Month events at KCL




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