Black Lives Matter

Insights into racism, police violence, protests, stereotypes and equality

The death of George Floyd, the black American who was killed by police violence, has resulted in protests against racism worldwide. As a result, the Black Lives Matter movement has become prominent on the agenda. Various scholars at Utrecht University are contributing to this social debate. On this page we give an overview of these contributions.

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Democracy and citizenship, human rights


Political history and (post)colonialism

Cultural memory and protest