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Teaching Martin Luther King and the US civil rights movement in the age of Black Lives Matter

Teaching Martin Luther King and the US civil rights movement in the age of Black Lives Matter

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2020 14:53 BST

The way in which Black British history and the US civil rights movement are taught in UK schools needs to be updated to include more emphasis on Britain’s racial minorities and imperial past, according to new research.

Northern Writers’ Awards 2020: winners announced

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 17:06 BST

Twenty-six writers from a record 1,800 entrants have received awards worth over £45,000 to support their unpublished work-in-progress in this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards.

Crime Story 2020: Innovative crime writing festival turns spotlight on contemporary crime

Crime Story 2020: Innovative crime writing festival turns spotlight on contemporary crime

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2020 16:26 GMT

A series of events for crime fiction fans will take place at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle this spring, bringing together people from the two very different worlds of fact and fiction.

Exploring the stories of our United Kingdom

Exploring the stories of our United Kingdom

Press releases   •   Feb 11, 2020 11:02 GMT

Academics, comedians, journalists and politicians, including a former Prime Minister, will arrive in Newcastle next week for a major conference exploring the need for cooperation between the countries of the United Kingdom.

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Being Human festival gets underway at The Discovery Museum

Being Human festival gets...

Academics from Northumbria University are hosting a series of free events across Newcastle as part of Being Human festival – the UK’s onl...

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