Sebastian Lemme

Sociological Researcher / Photographer
   'No Justice, No Peace!' - Protests in solidarity with BLM and against racism in Germany by Sebastian Lemme 
'No Justice, No Peace!' - Protests in solidarity with BLM and against racism in Germany
Location: Bielefeld
Biography: Sebastian Lemme is a photographer and sociological researcher based in Bielefeld, Germany. He worked as a doctoral researcher at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology and his dissertation project focused on German self-images and... MORE
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'No Justice, No Peace!' - Protests in solidarity with BLM and against racism in Germany
Copyright Sebastian Lemme 2022
Updated Jun 2020
Location Bielefeld
Topics Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Documentary, Human Rights, Immigration, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Protests, Racial Profiling, Racism
Bielefeld, Germany: Thousands of people took part in powerful rallies/ demonstrations in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movements since June 4th, 2020.
Various speeches addressed the situation in the United States and the protests of the Black community after the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Activists of Cafe Exil and several other speaker also criticized everyday racism in Germany, discrimination of migrants and refugees and the violent police discrimination against racialized people.
On Sunday 7th June, 800 people joined a protest against racial profiling and police violence. The previous night two BPoC were arrested and brutally attacked by police officers at Kesselbrink. 

*Update, June 13th: Up to 1000 people took part in another demonstration against racism and police violence.
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This is an ongoing series of photographs of the protests in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and against racism in my hometown.
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