Black folks & allies working in solidarity with communities seeking justice from racialized violence. Grateful to be organizing on Coast Salish territory.
At this moment in history Canada has an incredible opportunity to create a counter-narrative to what is happening in the United States, challenge regressive policies and laws, and champion social inclusion and human rights for all. This can only happen if we work together and if we listen to those who are most marginalized and oppressed. … More BLM-Vancouver Statement on Vancouver “Women’s March on Washington”
Living at the intersection of identities should not require a person to choose between their Blackness and their gender.
Black artists should be uplifted, supported and celebrated, however, support for black men and black narratives does not and must not preclude vocal resistance of rape culture and its effect on black women. … More On The Birth of a Nation at Vancouver International Film Festival 2016
Black Lives Matter at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival This year we are thrilled that the VQFF has recognized the importance of including Black and Indigenous stories in their programming. We are encouraged to see that some organizations are focusing on groups that are often left out within the queer community. There is a profound … More Black Lives Matter-Vancouver at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Love Intersections chats with the Black Lives Matter Vancouver team!