Emergent Horizons stands in solidarity with protesters in the United States and around the world in their demands for racial justice and with the Movement for Black Lives. We support their calls to end police and state-sanctioned violence, and justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, David McAtee, James Scurlock, Jamel Floyd, and too many others. As expressions of solidarity multiply around the world, we are reminded that the fight against white supremacy must be fought globally.
While we continue to deepen our understanding, the assertion Black Lives Matter informs the intersectional approach to our work with refugee communities worldwide. We will continue our mission to collect and distribute resources to those directly impacted by oppression, and to learn with others about the systems of oppression that affect the African diaspora and at home.
To assert that Black Lives Matter is to take a stand against the histories of settler colonialism and imperial dispossession that continue to shape our lives and the lives of millions of others. We encourage those seeking to learn, reflect, and act to seek out resources for anti-racism including: