Black Lives Matter: Statement by Network GeQuInDi
Anti-Discrimination, 18 June 2020
On June 18, the network "Gender, Queer, Intersectionality and Diversity Studies" (GeQuInDi) of the University of Bayreuth issued a statement on Black Lives Matter:
"While people all around the world mourn the deaths of the victims of police brutality and protest racist structural violence in the U.S.A, many people outside the United States also experience racism on a daily basis. Our network dedicates its work to address discrimination and social inequality.
We express our solidarity to the BlackLivesMatter movement and stand with those who demonstrate against racist violence. Systemic racism violates civil and human rights in Germany and all around the world, while privileging whiteness and, thus, reinforcing white supremacy. (..)"
Read GeQuInDi's full statement.