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What Do You Want To Hear From White Allies?

What Do You Want To Hear From White Allies?

Right now is an incredibly difficult and emotional time in our nation and around the world. The countless deaths of black people at the hands of the police and others is a constant reminder of just how far we have to go as a society, in seeing everyone as equal…

Why Saying ‘All Lives Matter’ Is A Problem

Why Saying ‘All Lives Matter’ Is A Problem

It has now been seven years since Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi created the Black Lives Matter movement and organisation in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman. Upon hearing this slogan, some people reacted by wondering “But don’t all lives matter?” As in, if…