As I stand in solidarity with all black people, I say George Floyd’s words, “I can’t breathe.” The truth is black people have struggled to breathe for far too long. The years of slavery and oppression black people have faced in the past are no […]
'She Stands Firm' is a women of colour empowerment blog run by Joke Valerie Amusan. Joke (@jkevlre) is a German-born Nigerian artist based in England. This blog is an exploration of her own cultural identity as well as that of other women of colour. She's concerned with highlighting the experiences and different identities of women of colour in a way that is accessible. "I think our stories are often over simplified, and this gives stereotypes the upper hand. In reality, we’re all complex, but there’s beauty in that."
check out her art blog: jokeamusan.wordpress.comclose