With Edward Colston’s statue being thrown into the river in Bristol last week in Bristol, the call for the removal of colonial and imperialist figures has been reignited in the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Additionally, the calls to “Defund the Police” have started to come to fruition with Mayor’s such as San Francisco’s London Breed withdrawing money from the police fund and re-investing wealth into the Black community.
In the quest for justice and equality, these protests are a hope and a urgency to spark a change to global systems which enforce systemic and institutionalised racism amongst people.
At W!ZARD Radio Media, we’re committed to making constructive change to the institutionalised racism that has been an insidious part of our society for far too long. As part of our immediate action, we hosted a second part of our one hour special: #BlackLivesMatter: A Conversation on Race, Justice and the Fight for Equality.
Listen to Part 1 of #BlackLivesMatter: A Conversation on Race, Justice and the Fight for Equality here.
In this Part 2, Myles McCaulskey was joined by Busy Being Black host Josh Rivers, The Motion host Ife Ojomo and Diaspora Darlings host Rahel Aklilu for an in-depth discussion covering everything from defunding the police, taking down statues plus the long-term places for the movement.
All of us at W!ZARD Radio Media hope that this conversation sparked some food for thought for anyone who was apprehensive or didn’t know where to start when it comes to Black Lives Matter and the fight against racism.
Broadcasted exclusively worldwide on W!ZARD Radio Station.
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