When the pandemic took away the straightforward act of contact between family members, we shortly started to grasp the world-changing peace that comes via the easier issues in life; a smile, a sort phrase and even making a human chain that goes alongside the Grand Union Canal.  Sure, that’s what can be going down on the primary and final Sunday of October 2nd and 30th to mark the symbolic begin and finish of Black Historical past Month, a devoted interval within the UK calendar to recognise, replicate and, bear in mind the contributions of Black individuals from throughout the globe have contributed to the UK for hundreds of years.

From London to Leicester – with the linking of fingers, the Unity Line will carry collectively 1000’s of people who will be capable of congregate in hubs at key factors alongside the canal.  There, all people can be instructed what the straightforward subsequent steps can be, within the technology of the longest Unity Line on the planet.  A line that demonstrates and reinforces black empowerment and neighborhood.   The simplicity of the idea holds a strong message that’s non-offensive and non-intrusive, but the symbolism of the linking of fingers motivates individuals to take part in a revolution for larger peace throughout the globe.

On the primary and final Sunday – 2nd and 30th October 2022 commencing at 13:00rs, there can be drummers holding the momentum and rhythm taking part in alongside the chain.  On arrival, all people can be guided on when and the way lengthy the chain should begin and finish for the total influence to be realised.

“A visible image of Black Unity and the bodily illustration of black individuals doing it for self,” says originator Joi With An Eye

“And though the motion could also be too easy to grasp, the influence can be world. It takes many small steps to succeed in a vacation spot and I visualise 1000s of individuals coming collectively alongside the canal, linking fingers and chanting in unison,” concludes Joi With An Eye

To take part on this act of peace for world change throughout Black Historical past Month, and be a part of the Unity Line as a juxtaposition of the unfavourable and antagonistic narrative perpetuated about Black Males and Ladies throughout the globe, register at


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