All Articles about Racism
The Feeling of Gurbet
Loïc & Marilou created a podcast in which European Turks explain the nostalgia to their homecountry, known as gurbet.
Oy Vey Acts
Landecker Democracy Fellow Lievnath Faber works on co-creating a Jewish hub, Oy Vey, in the city center of Amsterdam, right in the middle of the former Jewish quarter. Lievnath’s idea is to create a lasting connection between the Jewish activists and the broader activist community in The Netherlands, specifically in Amsterdam. This will create a civic revolution against populist, nationalist, and racist forces in our society who benefit from the current antagonism between these communities.
Activist Support Center Wroclaw
Landecker Democracy Fellow Lena Bielska is a certified WenDo trainer who works as a human rights educator with a focus on consent, anti-discrimination, and empowerment. Over the next year, Lena will develop the Activist Support Center through three activities that she has already been working on in the past two years.
Leaving no one behind - Training civic rescuers while raising awareness on the drowning human rights in the seas of Europe.
Landecker Democracy Fellow Iason Apostolopoulos is the field coordinator of the Italian humanitarian organization Mediterranea Saving Humans, where he leads the Search and Rescue operations in the central Mediterranean Sea onboard the Mare Jonio rescue vessel. The idea os his project is to promote the concept of civil response at sea to a wider audience and to strengthen the already existing network of people who actively protect migrants’ lives. The mobilization of local communities is a crucial factor in this process.
Claiming our Institutions – Network and Empowerment for BIPOC in Administrations
Landecker Democracy Fellow Evein Obulor is working on different levels of our societies to fight racism. In her current position as the Coordinator of the European Coalition of Cities Against Racism she works on racial injustices at the city level. Within the next 12 months, she wants to create a network in Germany for BIPOC working within local governments, politics, and administrations and a platform to BIPOC network and exchange best practices.
Cross-Cultural Solidarity - A Raisin in the Sun
Landecker Democracy Fellow Asha Iman Veal explores cross-cultural solidarity across communities that are often kept apart by geographic or political distance. She is the organizer for a contemporary art exhibition that explores and reactivates global interpretations of the classic story A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.
The Digital Divide: Nothing About Us Without Us
Landecker Democracy Fellow Adam Echelman will identify 20 individuals across the US who are living without internet, a computer, and/or basic digital skills. He will provide them with a computer and Wi-Fi hotspots, and help them write and edit an Op-Ed or article that tells their story in their words.
#BLACKLIVESMATTER IN EUROPE - A Transnational Movement Influencing Policy Agendas?
Senior Fellow Folashade Ajayi organized an event on the topic "#BLACKLIVESMATTER IN EUROPE - A Transnational Movement Influencing Policy Agendas?" This online-event took place on December 2nd, 2020.
Heidelberg Black Feminist Book Club
Senior Fellow Akilah Silke Güc created a new gathering place for her community to learn, explore, and heal together while meeting up to read books on blankets next to the river.
Candle Light Döner for Victims of racist violence in Germany
Senior Fellow Walid Ahmed Khan Malik organized two online empowerment dinners and dialogues featuring inputs from experts on racial violence.