My grandmother was disowned for marrying Nigerian man - English man reveals
A man from Sunderland in England has revealed how his grandmother was disowned by her family many years ago for marrying a Nigerian man.
The young man disclosed this on his Twitter page.
He said his grandmother who was from County Mayo in Ireland chose love over bigotry and sentiments and the rest is now history.
Below is what he posted:
"Total respect for you both. My nan was disowned by her family in the early 50's for marrying my grandad who originally came from Nigeria (she was from Co. Mayo) She chose love over ignorance and bigotry and the rest is history #diversity..."