Marcia Brown

Marcia Brown works as Senior Community Librarian for Highfield Libraries and African Caribbean Centre.

As part of BHM events over the years, Marcia has organised artists or guest speakers to visit Highfields Library or African Caribbean Centre.

Listen below to some of the recent events Marcia recalls:

 

Explains the audience demographic of BHM events in the local community:

 

Explains her thoughts on BHM and her involvement with Black Consortium:

 

Explains her involvement with education and creating BHM resources:

 

Recalls a child who was inspired by a BHM event:

 

Explains the benefits of the Season when planning events for Black History:

 

Explains her thoughts regarding the future of BHM and celebrating Black History:

 

Recalls her memories of Wolde Selassie:

 

Recalls her memories of Raddle’s Bookshop:

 

Community books produced for BHM (Calabash and Highfields Remembered) and the importance of recording memories: