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Meet five women sustaining protest and hope in Minneapolis

Five community members on building solidarity at the intersection of art, community care and wellness a year into the uprising.
Ashley Tyner
5.25.21
Culture

Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah on building a safe space for racial wellness

"We are often not seen as full, whole beings deserving of all the tender things life has to offer. "
Ashley Tyner
5.21.21
News

A new exhibition pays tribute to the memory of Breonna Taylor

A portrait of Breonna by Amy Sherald, which previously appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair, will be part of the show.
Roisin Lanigan
3.11.21
News

Black Lives Matter has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

The movement has been selected in recognition of the huge “call for systemic change” that it’s spread across the world.
Roisin Lanigan
2.1.21
Culture

The charity using poetry to change young people’s lives

Football Beyond Borders' spoken word project, 'Beyond Bars', looks to empower disadvantaged UK youth. 16-year-old poet Abi Simms is proof of how.
Mahoro Seward
1.19.21
Fashion

Meet the Black designers rallying against racism in Italy

In Milan, a new initiative seeks to dismantle racism in Italian fashion and spotlight a new generation of Black designers.
Chidozie Obasi
11.24.20
News

It’s official: 2020 has ruined generation Z’s mental health

A study of stress levels in America shows that 13-23 year olds have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic and violence against Black people.
Douglas Greenwood
10.21.20
straight ups

Black Japanese youth discuss BLM and their experiences of racism

The East Asian nation is home to a sizeable Black diaspora, but the experiences of its members are rarely represented in Japan's cultural mainstream.
Sogo Hiraiwa
10.8.20
Up + Rising

Nialah Edari: "By the time this essay drops, the police state will have murdered another Black person"

The co-founder of Freedom March NYC is tired but not deterred.
Nialah Edari
9.28.20
Up + Rising

LaLa Zannell: "We cannot advocate for Black lives if we are not advocating for Black trans lives"

The Trans Justice Campaign Manager in the Liberty Division at the American Civil Liberties Union has spoken at the White House and here asks for justice for Black trans lives.
LaLa Zannell
9.25.20
Up + Rising

Patrisse Cullors-Brignac: "Invest into a culture of dignity and care for Black people"

The founder of BLM discusses the need for momentum in the fight for justice.
Amira Rasool
9.24.20
Up + Rising

Winter Breeanne: "To merely exist in this world requires immense labour"

The youth organiser says it's time to reimagine liberation.
Winter Breeanne
9.22.20
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