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Dispelling the myths

We are focussing on dispelling the myths and will help you to better understand some of the common phrases that you may have heard recently.


The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has been around since 2013, but we have seen a resurgence of the hashtag around the world following the death of George Floyd in May 2020.

This series of videos help to explain the history of the BLM movement, and why people around the world think it is so important to keep the movement going. While there has been significant support for the BLM movement it has also attracted much criticism and objection. This series of videos will help you to unpack and understand the purpose of the movement.

  • Confronting history:

  • A young person explains BLM:

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