Cheddi Gore

Cheddi Gore born in 1964 – Leicester. He works as East Midlands Regional Manager for Sported based in Leicester.

Cheddi shown in photo above with Highfield Rangers (front row – six across from left).
Cheddi starts by explaining which countries his family originated from in the Caribbean and how his family arrived in Leicester:


Recalls his life decisions after education including his working life:


Recalls his time working with Roy Cole at the African Caribbean Centre as facility manager:


Recalls his time working with Sport England and the Race Equality Council:


Explains his thoughts on his Army experiences as a young man and his time at Loughborough University as the Sport Equality Manager and Sported:


Recalls his passion for sport and his career:


Recalls 1987 and the lack of Black History and Black History Month in daily life and education:


Recalls the impact of racism in the 1970s on his life growing up in Leicester:


Explains his thoughts on the introduction of Black History Month and its impact on Leicester’s population past, present and future:


Explains his ideas on the content of Black History Month:


Explains his thoughts on Black History Month events and how sport and individuals should be represented:


Explains his thoughts on the future of Black culture in sport:


Explains his thoughts on the future of Black History Month and thoughts on education:


Recalls a conference and his thoughts on the lack of Black people in the Sports sector:


Recalls the riots in 1981 in Highfields Leicester:


Explains his thoughts on the importance of collecting and recording memories for future generations:

 

Highfields Rangers photograph: (Soloman Paul).