UK Student Union Promotes Black History Month With Zayn Malik Picture
Kent University union criticized after using former One Direction singer and London mayor Sadiq Khan in social media posts
A students’ union has been branded “a national embarrassment” by its members after using images of Zayn Malik and Sadiq Khan to promote Black History Month.
Social media posts released for the union’s Black History Month campaign, which featured Malik and Khan, were withdrawn on Tuesday night. Following a social media backlash, the student union president apologised for “not getting it right”.
The official UK Black History Month social media team tweeted: