Racism, Being an Ally, and Challenging Injustice: An Online Discussion

Following the tragic death of George Floyd, SU!AO! organised this webinar to bring people together in a space for discussion and connection. Facilitated by Angela El-Zeind, there were  8 brilliant speakers, who generously shared their thoughts, expertise, experiences and ideas, on issues such a systemic racism, unconscious bias and being an ally. 

Speakers in order of appearance:

Janelle Raeburn – Cultural Entrepreneur, Speaker & Chat Show Host: “Dissecting Structural & Systemic Racism in the Workplace”

Freida M’Cormack: “Listen and Learn”

Aba Graham – Ebony and Ivory Community Organisation: ” Changing the unconscious mindset to enable our future.”

Clive Lyttle – Certain Blacks : “Diversity in the Arts”

Nkechi Okeke-Aru “All Black People Look the Same?!”

Andrea May- Oliver: “Race, Identity and Trauma”

Terry Adams – Arts Council Relationship Manager:  “Change”

Moniqué Bouffe – Liberty Human Rights: “Public Law, and My Rights”

Webinar live images by Josh Knowles for Live Illustration https://liveillustration.co.uk/

The brilliant images below were drawn by Josh Knowles for Live Illustration, who was present during the webinar creating these visual representations of the salient points raised. If you wish to use them as resource material, we are happy to share them them with you – the only thing we ask is that you credit us, and the artist.