BORIS JOHNSON has tried his utmost to wipe Black History Month off the face of the map this year.
By announcing that Britain would leave the EU “do or die” on October 31, he has ensured that the celebratory month will be irrelevant at best and cancelled at worst.
Black people won’t make it onto the front pages of the national newspapers this year – as we did last year when Boris’s predecessor, Theresa May, enforced a hostile environment on the so-called Windrush Generation.
Finally, at the 31st year of asking, Black History Month got the respect it deserved – but only, ironically, by black British people being denied the respect they deserve.
That, of course, is history. Just as Brexit is history. History that Black History Month cannot compete with. Unless…
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