“The dead cannot cry out for justice, but it is the duty of the living to do so for them. “
Orcadians will be taking the knee again today, Wednesday 24th of June at 6pm with their doorstep campaign in support of Black Lives Matter.
“Nearly 80 million women, children and men around the world have been forced from their homes as refugees or internally displaced people.”
Orcadians across the county continued with their weekly protest in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign.
On Wednesday, 17th of June at 6pm, across the islands, folk of all ages will be joining in the event which highlights the issue of racism in our communities.
For the month of August 2020, the Tsukure Hub on Ayr High Street will be given over to a space and science fiction exhibition organised by
“I started doing the shows during Covid lockdown to entertain people and I am keeping that up. Just one or two songs, or book or poetry reading.”
“We all need to stand up for what is right and be the change we wish to see in the world.” #BlackLivesMatter Orkney Protest
Across Orkney people of all ages took part in a Black Lives Matter event organised by the campaigning group Orkney Resists.
A virtual exhibition Safekeeping – Protecting What is Valued will open on June 9 and has been developed by the University of Aberdeen’s Museum Studies class of 2019-20.
On the 5th of June 1916 HMS Hampshire sank off the West coast of Mainland Orkney a tragedy that saw the loss of 737 lives including that of Earl Kitchener, Britain’s Secretary of State for War.