22 Aug 2020

“My mum bought a school uniform three sizes bigger than I was meant to wear.” – Writer and youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Jeremiah Emmanuel is the latest writer to be signed by Grime artist Stormzy’s publishing house, Merky Books.

Just 21, he’s been a youth activist in his local community since he was a child, aiming to inspire young entrepreneurs – and was awarded a British Empire Medal for his work in 2017.

Tonight, we see from his perspective, the obstacles even the most successful young Black men can face.