Black & Ethnic Minority Group

The local BME group - who are we?

The BME Group is convened by Dr Sola Kasim and meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 2pm in the North Seminar Room, 24 High Street. ALL WELCOME!

NEXT EVENT.... Free screening - open to all staff and students

We will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR with a screening of a documentary. At the River I Stand is a powerful, eloquent and inspirational documentary chronicling the immediate events leading to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr on 4th April 1968.  It shows the unsafe, appalling working conditions of the public-sector sanitation workers of Memphis all of whom were black.  Following the workplace deaths of two of their colleagues, the workers went on strike for improved working conditions, wages and unionisation but, Memphis City Council would not relent in its opposition and repression.  A local labour dispute transformed to attract national attention when MLK was invited to intervene.   MLK, who believed that the struggle for civil rights must go together with those for economic rights and justice, obliged.  The rest, as they say, is history.

Join us on Tuesday 24thApril at 5:30pm in Room F61, Edward Wright Building, Old Aberdeen campus.  Light refreshments available. Places are limited so to reserve your place, please register via Eventbrite.