“Twitter is the revolution”: recycling Panther protest for #BlackLivesMatter

Hannah Jeffery is a PhD student at The University of Nottingham, working with Professor Zoe Trodd on the AHRC-funded Antislavery Usable Past Project. Her project examines the antislavery usable past in 1960s protest movements, as a model for contemporary abolitionism. In doing this, she seeks to understand how Black Power advocates used the memory and legacy …

Tackling discrimination in football – our conversation with Brendon Batson & Troy Townsend

On Thursday 15 October, University of Nottingham Sport were delighted to welcome ex-West Brom footballer Brendon Batson and Troy Townsend, Education and Development Manager with Kick It Out, for a conversation about racism and discrimination in football. It was fascinating but often shocking to hear these speakers talk about their personal experiences both on and off …

Tackling discrimination in sport with Brendon Batson and Kick It Out

Hayley Bennett, Education Officer at Kick It Out, discusses our upcoming event with Brendon Batson, former footballer, Professional Footballers’ Association trustee and adviser to the FA, and Troy Townsend from Kick It Out. Black History Month has historically been the most important month in Kick It Out’s calendar. From our formation as ‘Let’s Kick Racism Out of …