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Black History Month

As part of Black History Month Akylah Rodriguez talks to serving soldiers about their experiences.

01/10/2021

As part of Black History Month Akylah Rodriguez has been finding out about the experience of black people serving in the British Army. Here she explores what it’s like to be a minority within a minority. Black and female.

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01/10/2021

Black History Month 

As part of Black History Month, Akylah Rodriguez has been finding out about the experience of black Commonwealth soldiers. Akylah’s parents, who are from Jamaica, both joined the army in the 1970s but here she explains how her family connection to the British Forces goes all the way back to the Second World War.

01/10/2021

Black History Month 

As part of Black History Month Akylah Rodriguez has been talking to serving soldiers about their experiences. Here she looks at representation across the ranks, in particular, the number of black officers.

01/10/2021

Black History Month 

Akylah Rodriguez has been talking to serving soldiers about their experiences as part of Black History Month. Here she's finding out how the Army is trying to improve diversity.

01/10/2021

Black History Month 

As part of Black History Month Akylah Rodriguez talks to serving soldiers about their experiences. It’s quite a personal exploration. Akylah’s parents, who are from Jamaica, both joined the army in the 1970s.