The Black Agenda

From refugee to Northern Ireland’s first Black mayor, meet Lilian Seenoi-Barr

From refugee to Northern Ireland’s first Black mayor, meet Lilian Seenoi-Barr

Lilian Seenoi-Barr has made history by becoming the first black mayor in Northern Ireland. Seenoi-Barr, who is originally from Kenya, will represent the city of John Hume and Derry Girls, according to the Guardian. She first arrived in the country as a refugee from Kenya and became part of the region’s growing multi-ethnic identity. However,…

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