Whose life stories are missing from the British history we write and teach? How do we widen the way we look at episodes which are on the syllabus ?
Rana Mitter’s panel comprises Kimberly McIntosh Senior Policy Editor from the Runnymede Trust, Lavinya Stennett founder of the Black Curriculum & New Generation Thinker Christienna Fryar, who runs the Black British History MA at Goldsmiths, University of London. Plus Hester Grant has just published a history of the Sharp family. Granville Sharp was instrumental in securing a definitive legal ruling on the question of whether a slave could be compelled to leave Britain. How does a group biography retell this story?
The Good Sharps by Hester Grant is out now.
The Runnymede Trust and TIDE report can be found here