In the time of the virus: day 71 – #blacklivesmatter

Not my usual posting today, in solidarity with #blacklivesmatter #blackouttuesday

You may want to use the time when you might have read my post to read up on what’s happening right now – both in the US and in the UK.  I’m giving some links in case you’re not sure where to start.  I need to educate myself, just as we all do.  Including acknowledging my white privilege, and the impact of the UK’s history of the slave trade on where we are now.

  • Christian leaders reject Trump use of church as prop, using tear gas to clear the street of peaceful protesters The Guardian newspaper
  • Let’s be clear where the violence is coming from – Rebecca Solnit The Guardian newspaper
  • Britain’s forgotten slave owners – David Olusoga BBC Studios
  • BBC1 – A house through time BBC iplayer – NB I think this is only available to UK readers

 

 

About deborah @ the magic jug

Now I've passed 60 I'm still doing all sorts of things I haven't done before, as well as carrying on with the things I already love. I live a happy life with my long term love Malcolm. In my blog I explore local and low tech ideas, food, growing, making, reading, thinking, walking, and lots of other words ending in 'ing'.
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