It showed how we are valued. It hurt me a lot. It is the worst thing I have ever seen in my life.”
This is literally how black people and POC have been REPEATEDLY written out of history. This wasn’t an accident.
This is outrageous. Get better. And follow who does such incredible work.
Vanessa Nakate: “I cried because it was so sad not just that it was racist, I was sad because of the people from Africa.” “It showed how we are valued. It hurt me a lot. It is the worst thing I have ever seen in my life.”
Your voice still counts! We see you and we appreciate the work that you are doing! Don’t be dismayed !
just wrong. Who made this decision? We keep asking the media to honestly report the climate crisis, and this is part of it!
Nakate told BuzzFeed News via Twitter DMs she was heartbroken when she saw the photo. “I cried because it was so sad not just that it was racist, I was sad because of the people from Africa."
As a picture editor, I am really curious how this can happen.
My full support Vanessa Nakate .It's time to put Africas climate crisis at the global news agenda. Leading Ugandan youth activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of young activists at #Davos #WEF20
Vanessa is a committed climate justice activist. As fellow African environmental activists, we hope this is not racism in mainstream media #Davos20 #FridaysForFuture #ClimateAction >> via
Just goes to show how Black and brown people are so easily erased in a fight that affects us the worst and our warnings came years before the climate activists found their “saviour” -ignoring Black voices in a fight they have been fighting for too long!
A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos via
A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos
A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos via
A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos
A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos
“I cried because it was so sad not just that it was racist, I was sad because of the people from Africa. “It showed how we are valued. It hurt me a lot. It is the worst thing I have ever seen in my life.”
A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos Whitewashing.
White supremacy... A Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out Of A News Agency Photo Of Greta Thunberg At Davos