“Britain has been living in denial of racism”

#BlackLivesMatter

UNISON Cymru Wales member Kemba Hadaway-Morgan

1. What’s your reaction to the death of George Floyd in America and the protests that have followed?

Kebba Manneh, speaking at a UNISON Cymru Wales’ event to to mark International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

2. What can we learn in the UK?

Denise Thomas with UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis and assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie

3. Are you hopeful things can change?

Kemba Hadaway-Morgan

4. How can UNISON lead campaigning on rights for Black people?

Kebba representing UNISON at a Iftar ‘Ramadan Greetings’ celebration

5. What would you say to politicians in this country?

Denise at an anti-racism rally in Cardiff (pre-lockdown)

6. Are there examples where you experienced racism?

Kemba speaking at a recent Swansea Stand Up to Racism #BlackLivesMatter protest

7. Some have said people should not be protesting during the Covid lockdown?

8. Covid-19 has disproportionately affected the Black community. What needs to happen next?

Kebba Manneh

9. Finally, Kebba, congratulations for your recent election as chair of UNISON UK’s Black Members Committee.

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