Building Online Communities

 Black Lives Matter Panel / Oktober 2020

Organising an online panel.

In 2020 hashtags such as #BlackLivesMatter, #Einzelfall and #Hanau helped to move the conversation around racism and police brutality forward worldwide but specifically in Germany too. Online activism, and the virtual communities associated with it, played a vital role in connecting individuals with each other and bringing them to the streets.

Sophya Kallista and Yezenia León Mezu are part of the Black Lives Matter Movement in Germany. They will be outlining strategies and techniques for building and maintaining virtual communities aiming to accomplish initiatives related to social justice or social resistance.

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