racism
Nachruf auf Toni Morrison
“I destroy white baby dolls“: Little black girls in “The Bluest Eye” (1979) don’t understand why all the world loves girls with blonde hair and blue eyes. Bild: mafa

Obituary. On August 5 Toni Morrison, the first female Afro-American novelist to win the Nobel Prize in literature, died. Her legacy of breaking the silence lives on.

Human chain in Bochum: 8.500 residents participated in nationwide campaign
Human chain against racism in Bochum. Foto: tims

The nationwide campaign „Hand in Hand Against Racism“ on June 18 and 19 was a big success in Bochum: According to the organiser, a total of  8.500 citizens participated and transformed the area between Bochum Central Station, “Kirmesplatz” and city hall into a 3.4 kilometre long human chain. The aim was to demonstrate against racism and stress the importance of an open-minded Germany.