Carol Leeming

Carol Leeming born in Leicester.

Listen below to find out about her education:

 

Recalls her personal experience of growing up that inspired her to engage with music:

 

Explains about her community work research while she was studying which led to the creation of the Ajana Women and Girls Centre:

 

Explains her personal journey of how she interacted with Black History and her experiences in Leicester connected to Black History:

 

Explains more about Raddle’s bookshop in Highfields and the importance of reading about Black History:

 

Explains more about Ajana Women and Girl’s Centre:

 

Explains about the Black History Consortium:

 

Recalls her involvement in different Black History Month events:

 

Explains her thoughts about Black History Month:

 

Recalls in more recent times her involvement as a performer during Black History Month events:

 

Explains the importance of outside influences in enhancing people’s knowledge about Black History and African traditions:

 

Recalls the ‘Style Up’ exhibition that she curated:

 

Recalls her time working with LACAF (Leicester African Caribbean Arts Forum):

 

Recalls her memories of Wolde Selassie:

 

Explains her thoughts on education and how children learn and engage with different stories: