As Black History Month begins for 2020, Caroline Pidgeon said:
Black History Month is so important. In London it is an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the huge contribution of Black Londoners to our city.
It's wonderful to hear schoolchildren like my son talking about inspiring Black Londoners.
It's really important that we acknowledge the contribution of the Black community to our city.
I’d encourage everyone to read this superb 2018 article from the London Evening Standard which talks about some inspirational Black British women, including the incredible Mary Seacole, a personal hero of mine: Inspirational Black British women you should know about