Racism

Microaggressions and love as a foreigner in Leipzig

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"It was here that I met... some of my dearest friends. (...) At the same time, Leipzig is the first city I've lived where I've come to recognize microaggressions for what they are, as they surface in random, mundane moments of my daily life."

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Black Lives Matter protesters ponder a Leipzig branch

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"It is not enough for German nationals to focus solely on the evils of racism in the United States while their own homes are left in disarray. (...) When emotion fades, when the tears run dry... we’re left with a mission." #BLM #Leipzig

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Opinion: multiple dimensions of structural racism

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"Communities whose members, for diverse historical reasons such as segregation, are often unable to acquire the necessary high skills to get a job with decent wages in the service sector, end up in a cycle of reproduction of poverty. They are victims of creative destruction." #BlackLivesMatter

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Take a stand against discrimination in Germany

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The ripples we create from where we are help strengthen the growing wave against discrimination around the world - combating the tide that threatens to sweep away our civil rights and ability to be our authentic selves. #unteilbar #CSD2019 #Leipzig

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Lofft Das Theater is OPEN! NOW!

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More won't mean less for the new LOFFT Das Theater at Spinnerei.

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A Kenyan’s search for Afro-German connections

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"I like to see this journey as a form of reverse voluntourism. Instead of waiting for the white saviour, I opted to ease the burden by learning how to be my own saviour. Simple reciprocity, really." New column: Leipzig and "Africa in Germany" through the eyes of a Kenyan female PhD candidate.

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