Tamar Dixon started out as a dancer, but has since pursued a new passion as a teaching assistant
Carol Sewell also pays tribute to president Eric Roberts as she addresses Black members’ conference
Busy morning looks at impact of Brexit, mental health issues, immigration and austerity, London mayoral election and Black representation
Busy afternoon covers police brutality, domestic violence, abuse in daily life and much more
Black members’ conference discusses the challenge of fighting back against racism and Islamophobia
Dawn Butler MP addresses Black members’ conference and encourages delegates to put themselves forward as leaders
When those who share our values are being knocked down, we have to get back up and keep on fighting. That’s the only choice we have. And it’s the only thing that has ever changed our country for the better.
Delegates discuss ways to increase engagement and encourage new activists to come forward
Opening speeches to 2017 Black members’ conference come as Donald Trump is made US president, but members vow not to let bigotry win
TUC asks Black workers and others to share any experiences of workplace racism, using an online survey which runs to 27 February
UNISON is running the Nelson Mandela award, which will go to a Black member who has gone ‘above and beyond’ to represent Black members.
National retired members’ organisation asks for submissions from members wanting to attend disabled members’, LGBT members’, Black members and women’s conferences as delegates in October, November, January and February