2007 - 2022

 

Layla-Roxanne Hill

layla-roxanne hill is a writer, curator and organiser, living in Scotland. Her/their work focuses on anti-colonial cultural contributions + the way our conditions move us to act. She/they is also active in the trade union movement, holding elected positions within the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Scottish TUC (STUC).

What does it mean to be Black in Scotland today? How are notions of nationhood, Scottishness and Britishness implicated in this? Based on intergenerational interviews, survey responses, photography and archived material, Black Oot Here: Black Lives in Scotland, co-authored with Dr Francesca Sobande, offers a unique snapshot of Black Scottish history and present-day realities. Black Oot Here: Black Lives in Scotland will be published by Bloomsbury in 2022.

Follow her at @LRH151

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