Yesterday marked one month since the death of George Floyd on 25th May, 2020. In this article, I examine what the #BlackLivesMatter movement has achieved and how much further we will have to go.
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When Colston Came Crumbling Down
18th June, 2020 On Sunday 7th June 2020, protesters in Bristol brought down one of the city’s most prominent figures, Edward Colston, in a rousing iconoclasmic act that saw him toppled all the way down to the murky depths of the River Avon. Home Secretary Priti Patel has described Colston’s forcible deposition by the peopleContinue reading “When Colston Came Crumbling Down”
What was the Tulsa Massacre or ‘Race Riots’?
This article outlines the events of the Tulsa Massacre, 1921 in light of Donald Trump’s recent announcement that his next rally will be held in the city in Oklahoma. #nojusticenopeace
After having seen this ‘Racist Britain?’ post shared by people on social media several times in the space of a few hours, I decided to deconstruct it its highly problematic (and racist) underpinnings…
STOP KILLING US
I am Kaito Allanso. I am 24 years old. I am of mixed-heritage, Nigerian and English and I am proud of both. I am currently finishing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences at Brunel University. I have been drawing my entire life. I draw to capture the beauty around me. I one day hope toContinue reading “STOP KILLING US”
Protesting during a Pandemic: Twelve Infection Control Measures
A comprehensive list of practical steps you can take to minimise the risk of catching and spreading Coronavirus when attending protests.