Imagine A ‘New America’: Reclaiming The American Flag

Imagine A 'New America': Reclaiming The American Flag

With the explosion of global protests and activism demanding an end to racial inequality, Jameelah Nuriddin and Erin Hammond consider the complicated relationship between African Americans and the American flag in a series of photos. Continue reading »

The Best Of Black Lives Matter Protest Signs

The Best Of Black Lives Matter Protest Signs

These people are not only fighting against racism, but also added a bit of humor and creativity into their protest signs. Continue reading »

Twitter Users Share Statues That Are Better Than The Ones Protesters Are Tearing Down

Twitter Users Share Statues That Are Better Than The Ones Protesters Are Tearing Down

The recent protester-initiated takedown of the Edward Colston statue in Bristol (due to his affiliation with slave trade) has sparked much debate, forcing societies to rethink who they choose to honor through this medium. Continue reading »

An Instagram Account Of Fine Art Portraits Of Black People Throughout The Centuries

An Instagram Account Of Fine Art Portraits Of Black People Throughout The Centuries
‘Black Artist Completing A Portrait of Maria Anna of Austria, Queen of Portugal’, oil on canvas by unknown Brazilian artist – date unknown, painted circa early 18th Century.

Acoording to a creator of @centuriesofblackpeopleinart Instagram account: “In response to requests on here I have created an instagram page of Fine Art portraits and depictions of Black people throughout the centuries. Feel free to share at any time. Continue reading »

Protesters Tear Down Statues Of Slave Trader As Anti-Racism Demonstrations Take Place Worldwide

A statue of Robert Milligan, an 18th century slave trader, was removed from its plinth outside a London museum after global anti-racism protests triggered a debate about how Britain commemorates its imperial past.
Protesters Tear Down Statues Of Slave Trader As Anti-Racism Demonstrations Take Place Worldwide
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Milligan, who owned sugar plantations in Jamaica, was involved in the construction of London’s West India Docks. Continue reading »