Black History Month: Poems

J Chambers

J Chambers wrote this amazing poem to kick off Black History Month on Blue Peter, written especially for the show. J is a spoken word artist and takes his inspiration from his Jamaican heritage, the Black British experience and the fight for equality.

Ella Otomewo: Zig Zag

Ella Otomewo is another spoken word poet that has taken our breath away with her beautifully written poem inspired by her favourite childhood book "A is for Africa".

Maz Hedgehog: Fanny Eaton

Maz is our next incredible spoken word poet, performing her powerful piece from the perspective of Fanny Eaton, a Jamaican born artist's model from almost 200 years ago. 

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