Category: Black Lives Matter

Seeing All Those Uneducated, Unaccompanied Black Squares on Tuesday for #Blackouttuesday Made Me Want to Delete Instagram

By Katherine To-Hauser Founded in 2013 by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement created turbulence throughout American and global society. The movement concerns itself with human rights, originating in Black communities in America. Enough is enough, it cries. Black Americans are systemically racialized and targeted daily in the United…

On the Importance of BLM

By Demi de Randamie When I was ten years old, a schoolmate didn’t want to walk with me because of my skin colour. He was afraid my blackness would rub off on him. When I was twelve years old, my teacher complimented me on how well I knew the Dutch national anthem. She was surprised…

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