On Monday (January 18), Black Lives Matter International Community launched its latest arts and tradition marketing campaign centered round life, love, pleasure, relaxation and pleasure.
The inventive workforce of Patrisse Cullors and Noni Limar ship a brand new collection of works specializing in Black life and the way Martin Luther King’s life impressed us to persevere.
The information collection is out there on the BLM website and Instagram in celebration of the civil rights pioneer’s affect and achievements. This 12 months is especially essential to recollect King’s life, affect and message because the coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the Black group significantly arduous in addition to the fallout from the U.S. Capitol storming on January 6.
“This MLK day BLMGNF is centering life, love, pleasure, relaxation, and pleasure,” stated Cullors, Co-Founder and Government Director of BLM and Co-Curator of the BLMGN MLK Artist Collection. “We won’t enable white supremacists violence to discourage us from the dignity and humanity of Black life. Each artist on this collection was handpicked as a result of every of them heart love as a part of their work. We all know MLK believed in love as the middle of his work and on the heart of the civil rights motion. Be part of us in honoring his legacy by means of this lovely and transformative artist collection.”
“We’d like a day to dream. A day to heart life and leisure,” stated Limar, Co-Curator of the BLMGN MLK Artist Collection. “We, who consider, like MLK did within the radical relentless pursuit of freedom, should additionally cease to dream, to be, to LIVE.”
The artists concerned within the MLK collection are Melanie Charles, Rodney Diverlus, Nikki Blak, Christian Scott, Derrick Adams, and Shania Simmons. For extra data, click on here.