Posts Tagged ‘Black Lives Matter’

NFL anthem protest timeline

Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played a football game in two years, but he maybe the most well-known football player. His protest of kneeling during the American national anthem at the beginning of games to protest oppression of Black people and people of colour.   In an interview with NFL.com he said, “To me, this is bigger than…

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Dalhousie’s Black Students Advising Centre hosts panel on MLK Day

On Monday, Jan. 15, Dalhousie University’s Black Student Advising Centre celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a panel on Black liberation. The panelists were Tiffany Gordon, Amina Abawajy, Dr. Barbara Hamilton Hinch and Sonnobia Williams, and the moderator was Isaac Saney. “It’s important to bring people together and to allow them to have…

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Black Lives Matter panel debates movement’s role in Canada

The struggles of minorities within a minority were a common theme among speakers during the Black Lives Matter panel Monday night at Dalhousie. “How can we strengthen the movement by being more inclusive?” asked Amina Abawajy, Dalhousie Student Union Vice President, Academic and External. “As a black Muslim I have experienced anti-blackness in the Muslim communities…

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