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Week beginning 8th June

In the news....

You can't fail to have seen on the news the protest rallies and marches which were organised across the world this weekend (including in Ipswich).  They are being organised as part of worldwide issue to highlight racism across the world and to bring it to the attention of the media and politicians.  The protests are in reaction to the treatment of a man called George Floyd by police in America and the movement is called 'Black lives Matter'.

(Use the link above to see how children in the UK have been affected by this past week's events.)


Today I would like you to find out about one of the many black men or women who have made positive history in this country and helped to shape it.  I would like you to become an expert on your chosen person - Create a fact file, poster, piece of artwork, biography or PowerPoint, the choice is yours.


Examples of fact files (not all from the UK)