Bonus | “It’s about the years and years and years of being stood on and stamped on” - Black Lives Matter Protest in Cardiff
Today we hear from the voices from the crowd at the Black Lives Matter protest that took place in Cardiff's Bute Park on Saturday, June 6th 2020.
Black Lives Matter is an international human rights movement which began in 2013 with the #BlackLivesMatter in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer and has been active ever since. The killing of George Floyd on May 25th sparked international protests, such as the one held in Cardiff.
In this episode, Laurence took a microphone, on a makeshift boom pole (to enable social distancing) and listened to what people in the crowd had to say.
Thanks to all those who contributed to the episode, we are very grateful for you sharing your words with us.
This special episode replaces our regular episode that would have been published today.
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Black Lives Matter Twitter
Black Lives Matter Cardiff Twitter
The story of the Cardiff Three is mentioned in this episode, the interviewee mentioned she learnt more about them from a BBC Sounds podcast series The Cardiff Three (Podcast)
Another contributor talks about his blog which you can find here his name is Jafar Iqbal and you can follow him on Twitter @_JafarIqbal_
If you want to see some amazing ariel images of the protest check out Cardiff Eye in the Sky on Instagram, you can see the crowd are peacefully protesting whilst following social distance guidelines.
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Artwork by George Hall @geogeohall
Animations by Emily Turvey @digeoproductions
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