Black Voices In Conversation: Irene Afful | ITV News

Published on 23 Oct 2020, 4:15
Black Voices In Conversation is a new series of interviews by ITV News to mark Black History Month 2020.
We've spoken to groundbreaking individuals from the black community to learn about their life experiences and to hear their vision for the future.
In this episode, former Police Inspector Irene Afful tells us about her battles against prejudice, as she rose through the ranks as a black woman. 
Irene grew up in the Toxteth area of Liverpool, witnessing as a child the riots which took place in 1981.
Ten years later she joined Merseyside Police aiming to be a 'force for change'.

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