Black History Month

Black History Month Luton Hat District presents Dele Sosimi Friday 21st October From 7.30 pm

“I have been playing football for 10 years now and I have never received racial abuse on the pitch that I have heard. Now with all the social media hype it’s giving people a platform to air their views and they don’t seem to be getting punished…”, Dionne Manning, former Luton Town FC, and coach […]

“Dressed to the Nines”  by London-born visual artist, designer, maker, photographer, and teacher  Alva Clifford Wilson was celebrated on the 13 of October in Luton, Wardown House, Museum, and Gallery as part of Black History Month’s celebration.  Alva shares how his heritage and Windrush have inspired his career throughout the years.  Elegantly dressed, Alva was […]

Montell Neufville is a founder of Att10tive and the chair of the Bedfordshire Police Community scrutiny panel that scrutinises Stop and Search and the use of force. This panel is considered to be one of the model scrutiny panels in the UK.  He also chairs a variety of committees and seats on boards including, school […]

This year, our celebration shines additional light on #Luton Black achievement in social, sport or community engagements that we followed all year round.  We welcome one of the longest-standing Luton Town Councillors,  Jacqui Bennett, the first black footballer to play for Luton Town FC, Eddie Harris, Montell Neufville, who is championing training for young people […]

A Conversation with Jacqui Burnett: An inspirational Leader As we celebrate the achievements of the inspirational Black British individuals and culture that has shaped the UK, AUK Radio sat down with one of Luton’s influential leaders, Councillor Jacqui Burnett. The Hackney-born mother of four gave us insight into the experiences that have shaped and made […]

To celebrate Black History Month this year. AUK Radio will celebrate individuals from the African and Caribbean Communities that have made a positive contribution to Luton and share their stories. Contact us if you know anyone that has made a positive impact – 



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