Manchester’s Black History Made Sample: an exhibition curated by Dominique Tessier

What do the following have in common: Shirley Bassey, Louis Armstrong, Paul Robeson, the first Black professional footballer, and Othello? Answer: Manchester. Dominique has been researching Black history resources in Central Library and has found fascinating stories of how the city featured in the lives of both famous and unjustly forgotten sportspeople, artists, and entertainers.