Black Automotive History (for Black History Month)

Looking at the extraordinary black people that played a part in automotive and motor racing history

Welcome to my latest Bulletin video, and being this is Black History Month in the UK, I thought Iโ€™d look at black automotive history. The trouble is, you do have to go digging to find it, and some is perhaps more contemporary than historical, but there are significant events and people stretching right back to the earliest days of mass motoring to talk about.

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Petrolicious: Drive Racially?! This is NOT okay.

Anti-BLM comments could indicate a deeper malady AMONG automotive elite

The automotive internet is in a justified furore over a comment apparently made by Petrolicious founder, Afshin Behnia on his Facebook page. I’ve found what purports to be a screen grab – you’ll notice I’m using my words carefully because I did not see the post myself and it appears to have been subsequently deleted. In any case it’s gone viral. In it he appears to describe the BLM (Black Lives Matter) movement as ‘domestic terrorism’.

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