Saturday August 15, 2020

Appetite for Distraction: When just listening is not enough

After a turbulent week in the US, it’s more important than ever that black voices in Ireland be heard and respected

7th June, 2020
Loah, aka Sallay Garnett: the musician spoke out last week about racism in Ireland

Last week, white people were asked to use social media, their positions of power, their white privilege to amplify the voices of BIPOC (black, indigenous and people of colour). Here are some of those voices.

Musician (and frontline healthcare worker) Sallay Garnett, aka Loah, posted on Instagram about the “surprise and shock” exhibited by some Irish white people when told that racism is “alive and kicking” here. “Eventually, a lot of black Irish people just...

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