Over the last week, the Black Lives Matter movement has evolved into a social movement, all over the world. There are lots of voices that we can be following at the moment to teach us more about anti-racism, but here are a few.
Black Lives Matter – @blklivesmatter
This is the official IG account for the #BlackLivesMatter Global Network. BLM is a call to action & response to anti-black racism.
Janaya Future Khan – @janayathefuture
Janaya is the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Canada and has become a leading voice in the global crusade demanding social transformation, justice, and equality. Known as “future” within the BLM movement, Janaya is a Black, queer, gender-nonconforming activist, staunch Afrofuturist, boxer, and social-justice educator.
Rachel Elizabeth Cargle – @rachel.cargle
Rachel Cargle is a public academic, writer and lecturer. Her activism and academic work are rooted in providing intellectual discourse, tools and resources that explore the intersection of race and womanhood.
Check Your Privilege – @ckyourprivilege
Founded by Misha T, a mental health activist, speaker, and entrepreneur passionate about the mental wellness and the empowerment for women. Check Your Privilege is a guided journey that “deepens your awareness to how your actions affect the mental health of Black, Brown, Indigenous and People of Colour”.
Layla F Saad – @laylafsaad
Layla Saad is an author, speaker & teacher on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation & social change. Layla is the New York Times bestselling author of the ground-breaking book, Me and White Supremacy (2020), the host of Good Ancestor podcast, and the founder of Good Ancestor Academy.