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Highlight Problems, Offer Practical Solutions

Highlight Problems, Offer Practical Solutions

The Black Lives Bermuda group has thanked everyone who came out to the march on Sunday, and explained that their vision is to “highlight the systematic problems impacting the Black Bermudian Community, and to offer practical, implementable solutions to disrupt the status quo.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda, thank you! On Sunday we came... Read more of this article

Social Justice BDA To Hold March On June 13

Social Justice BDA To Hold March On June 13

The Social Justice Bermuda group will be holding a Black Lives Matter march on Saturday [June 13] at Barr’s Bay Park at 4.00pm. The group tweeted the graphic below, saying: “SocialJusticeBDA – Marching for Black Lives; We march against racism, fascism, & police brutality; Come to learn more about our action items & engage... Read more of this article

Premier: “A Powerful Moment For Bermuda”

Premier: “A Powerful Moment For Bermuda”

“Racism in Bermuda isn’t new, and racist attitudes still persist in Bermuda,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “we must maintain the energy to continue to fix injustice.“ Speaking at last night’s [June 8] press briefing, Premier Burt said, “Yesterday was a powerful moment for Bermuda. Thousands took to the streets to show solidarity... Read more of this article

Photo Set III: Black Lives Matter March

Photo Set III: Black Lives Matter March

An estimated 7,000 people took part in yesterday’s [June 7] Black Lives Matter march, making their way through the streets of Hamilton in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The photos below are taken from the Government media, and you can view our first set of photos here, our second set here, and the live updates and the two-hour live replay... Read more of this article

Video: 7,000 Attend Black Lives Matter March

Video: 7,000 Attend Black Lives Matter March

A large crowd — which the police estimated to be some 7,000 people — took part in yesterday’s [June 7] Black Lives Matter march, making their way through the streets of Hamilton in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Organised by Jasmine Brangman and Dynera Bean, the event saw thousands of people marching chanting terms like ‘Black... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Black Lives Matter March

Photo Set II: Black Lives Matter March

A large crowd — which the Police Commissioner estimated to be some 7,000 people — took part in today’s [June 7] Black Lives Matter march, making their way through the streets of Hamilton in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. You can view our first set of photos here and the live updates and the two-hour live replay here. Related... Read more of this article

Photo Set I: Black Lives Matter March

Photo Set I: Black Lives Matter March

[Updated with more photos] Thousands of people made their way to Hamilton today [June 7] to take part in the Black Lives Matter march, with many people carrying signs with terms including ‘Black Lives Matter”, “I can’t breathe,” and “Racism is a pandemic” as they made their way through the streets of Hamilton. We will have... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video/Updates: Black Lives Matter March

2 Hour Video/Updates: Black Lives Matter March

[Updating] A Black Lives Matter march is being held today [Sunday, June 7] in the city of Hamilton, with people currently gathering on Front Street in order to take part in the event. We will be providing live updates, photos and video as able. The police previously said, “It is anticipated that up to 1,000 persons will gather at #1 Car Park on... Read more of this article

Armbands At Bacardi Building To Show Solidarity

Armbands At Bacardi Building To Show Solidarity

Bacardi has placed black armbands around the trees of their building in Hamilton, saying they are a “symbol of support for our black employees, partners, friends and collaborators,” and the company stands in “solidarity with the movement towards racial justice.” A spokesperson told Bernews, “At Bacardi, we advocate for diversity,... Read more of this article

Time Lapse Video: Black Lives Matter Sandcastle

Time Lapse Video: Black Lives Matter Sandcastle

The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition organisers recently created a Black Lives Matter themed sandcastle on Elbow Beach.Posting the images and videos within this article on the Bermuda Sandcastle Competition’s Instagram page, Hannah Emmerson said, “I try not to use sandcastles as a political platform, but some issues are too important to... Read more of this article

Advisories: Black Lives Matter March On Sunday

Advisories: Black Lives Matter March On Sunday

The police have advised there will be traffic disruptions during the Black Lives Matter march on Sunday [June 7] and the Government’s official notice states that there is an exemption from the prohibition on groups of more than ten persons assembling due to exceptional circumstance. The official notice also states that “all persons attending... Read more of this article

Alpha Phi Alpha To Participate In Sunday’s March

Alpha Phi Alpha To Participate In Sunday’s March

The Men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will participate in the Black Lives Matter march this Sunday [June 7]. A spokesperson said, “The Men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated are disgusted and dismayed by the brutality we have witnessed in the recent deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd. “Many of us attended college/university... Read more of this article

Anglican Clergy To Join Black Lives Matter March

Anglican Clergy To Join Black Lives Matter March

The Anglican Church of Bermuda has issued a ‘statement of solidarity with the movement towards racial justice’ and said that Anglican clergy “that are physically able to do so will be joining in the march on Sunday afternoon under the banner of ‘Black Lives Matter.” A spokesperson said, “At a time when we as a country... Read more of this article