black lives matter

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Bearing witness to the history of black lives in Britain

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic that has disproportionately affected black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, people across the globe have taken to the streets in protest. They have gathered in solidarity to express anger about George Floyd’s death and the persistence of police violence.

Clay Banks

Black Lives Matter for mainly white classrooms

The killing of George Floyd sent a shockwave of energy throughout the United States, spurring an overdue uprising that rallied to the cause of racial justice. While many took to the streets to protest despite the looming pandemic, my colleagues and I took action in the way we best knew – through education.

Axmed Abuukar Sheekh

Fighting Denial: The Lothian Black Forum and Anti-Racist Protests in Edinburgh, 1989-1992

Cross posted from Scottish Critical Heritage, blog post by Henry Dee The recent Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the world have inspired the formation of new, black-led anti-racist groups in Scotland such as Edinburgh in Solidarity for Black Lives Matter. Here, Henry Dee explores a previous upsurge in anti-racist organising in Edinburgh through the Lothian Black Forum, …

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