Black Lives Matter Fredericton Organizer Husoni Raymond sat down with the NBCCD Student Life Coordinator last week to tell students what their Fredericton chapter is working on, and to let you know how you can make change in your own communities.
“When there are barriers to certain groups of people, that negatively affects everyone. It should be an active attempt on behalf of all people to dismantle these systems of oppression so everyone has equal access to opportunities, but more importantly, everyone feels safe and supported within our communities. I think it’s the duty of everyone to do this work,” said Husoni.
Want to learn more?
This list of books can be found in libraries across the province.
The Library of Craft and Design has some books you can check out:
– “They said this would be fun: race, campus life, and growing up” by Eternity Martis – Memoir
– “White negroes: when cornrows were in vogue…and other thoughts on cultural appropriation” by Lauren Michele Jackson – Cultural commentary
– “Your Black friend and other strangers” by Ben Passmore – Graphic novel
– “Design Roots: culturally significant designs, products, and practices” – An academic comprehensive review of culturally significant designs, products, and practices which are rooted to particular communities through making tradition and a sense of place.