At one of the lowest moments of my life, Lady Phyll reached out, literally held me and helped nurse me back to life. She's well-known as the co-founder and executive director of UK Black Pride and for turning down an MBE from the Queen in 2016 in protest of this country's colonial legacy. She is a mother, activist, lover, mentor and icon to many and her life is best described in her own words. We speak at length on resilience, rebellion and protest; the tender woman behind the activist; and what hopes she has for her daughter, for UK Black Pride and for all of us.
UK Black Pride is Europe's largest celebration for LGBTQ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and Middle Eastern descent. UK Black Pride 2019 takes place on Sunday 7 July in Haggerston Park.
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