Tag: BLM

#BLM, TV, Venue

Pose FX: intersectionality in race

The first episode of Pose FX opens on a disco ball; we see a New York apartment filled with gorgeous guys and girls. While Pose is indeed a show filled with fun and glamour, it also deals with heavy themes. All the girls in the apartment are trans women and are either Black or Afro-Latina….

#BLM, Books

Fiction against racism

Race, racism, and racial injustice continue to stain the fabric of our society, as they have done for many years. As they do, the importance of education as a tool to recognise, comprehend and dismantle racism, as well as its associated institutions, has moved to the forefront of conversations surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement….

#BLM

Black Lives Matter: A Joint Statement

On May 25, 2020, a man named George Floyd was murdered on the street in Minneapolis by a now-former police officer. He was held down with a knee to his neck for almost nine minutes – begging for breath, and for his life. His death has sparked a vital conversation around systemic racial inequalities across…

#BLM, Main Stories

#BlackLivesMatter

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has grown tremendously. People all over the world have been expressing their grief, their horror, and their hope for brighter days down the road. Further, they have been working to improve the situation however they can, whether that be through protesting, signing petitions,…

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