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New Words = New Lives

One of the weird realities of the current moment is that while we’re seeing much more widespread popular energy behind social justice causes, many of these campaigns seem siloed and isolated from each other. For example, over the last few months we’ve spent much energy tracking the treatment of Black communities in China, and the discrimination they face in cities like Guangzhou. These discussions expanded to include African reactions to these scandals, and many discussions of how anti-Black discrimination in China does or doesn’t overlap with the systemic discrimination Black people face in the United States. 

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