Steve McQueen to produce BBC films on black power and UK schools scandal


Films will examine UK black power movement and ESN schools that became ‘dumping ground’ for black children

Steve McQueen is to work on two documentaries for the BBC about the black power movement and the educationally subnormal schools of the 60s and 70s, which have been described as “one of the biggest scandals in the history of British education”.

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McQueen, who will be executive producer of the films, said many of those who appear in the documentaries will be “telling their stories for the first time”.

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