Understanding Oppression Media Challenge: Day 3 - BIPOC Oppression
The Understanding Oppression: 5-Day Media Challenge is designed to provide resources to help educate, interrogate and dismantle different forms of oppression. Day 3 of the challenge focuses on BIPOC Oppression.
Day 3: BIPOC Oppression
Topic 1 - Police Brutality Against Black Americans
Article: Grand jury declines to charge officers in Daniel Prude’s death
New York’s attorney general has announced no officers will be charged following an investigation into the death of , a 41-year-old Black man who died after being restrained by Rochester police last year. Read more about the Daniel Prude case and why it sparked outrage – both locally in Rochester and around the country amidst the Black Lives Matter movement.
Racialization and Discrimination against Asian Americans during COVID-19
Hate crimes and discrimination against Asian Americans have increased because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about the history of hate crimes against Asians in America, the mental health toll it takes on individuals of this community, and tangible solutions to the problem.
Advocacy for Expression of LatinX Culture & Celebration of LatinX Contributions
Instagram: The Latinx Collective
Explore the stories of Latinx trailblazers, and join in the celebrations of their successes and contributions.
Topic 4: BIPOC Advocacy in Social Media
At Brockport, we can learn from campus Cultural Clubs like brockportalas, weareosad, brockportscsa, brockportasu, and _menofcolor.
Globally, the following instagram pages on activism, BIPOC, and advocacy are all useful & informative resources:
ckyourprivilege, southasiansmh, equalitylabs, ethelsclub, agitationstation, theconsciouskid, theunapologeticstreetseries, brownhistory, thepoliticaljargons, rachel.cargle, weallgrowlatina, Annie Jean-Baptiste, voltedvoices, Indya Moore, Justin A. Moore Esq, soyouwanttotalkabout, CARE Atlanta, Color Of Change, Avery Francis, Raquel Willis, Fran Tirado, The Peahce Project, Thomas Page McBee, The Slacktivist, Diversify Our Narrative, Shaun King, Ibhram Kendi
Warrior Women Event
March 23rd | 3:30 pm
Watch Warrior Woman and attend the Q&A session with Madonna Thunder Hawk, who is a leader of the American Indian Movement (AIM) who fought for Native liberation and survival as a community of extended families. The film shows how Indigenous peoples have navigated movements and fought against the environmental devastation of the Dakota Access Pipeline and for Indigenous cultural values. The Intercultural Center is hosting a watch party prior to the Q&A session with Madonna Thunder Hawk.