Some efforts to mark Black History Month 'tokenistic', say activists

  The Guardian 

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Comments come after Royal Mail rebranded their postboxes to honour historic black figures Tokenistic gestures are being made in place of real-world action to improve the lives of black Britons, activists have complained, after Royal Mail marked Black History Month by dedicating four postboxes. The boxes were painted black and turned into billboards celebrating the stories of four prominent black people, including Sir Lenny Henry and the nursing pioneer Mary Seacole. Continue reading...

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