Sunday, 14th August 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Artists create graffiti mural to black power in Dakar

A dozen graffiti artists in Senegal have created a mural in the heart of the capital Dakar in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Related

8 Jan 2019
Competitors from across the world gathered in the Peruvian capital Lima on Sunday on the eve of the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally.
16 Apr 2019
The world-renowned off-road race had moved from Europe and Africa to South America following major security concerns. Now it's headed to "the deep and mysterious deserts" of Saudi Arabia.
27 Apr 2019
The Amaury Sport Organisation distributes footage to announce that Saudi Arabia will stage for the first time the Dakar Rally 2020, the world's most gruelling motor racing event, from January 5 to 17 starting in Jeddah.
10 Jun 2019
The 17th edition of Dakar Fashion Week presented designs from 28 participants including Congolese designer Lupita Swaga and her Afro-futuristic collection.
19 Jul 2019
Dakar kids paint their neighborhood red, yellow and green to show support for the Lions of the Teranga ahead of their clash with Algeria.
23 Sep 2019
From Dakar to Johannesburg: Africans march for action on climate change
8 Oct 2019
For the many people who enjoy a casual swim or deep-sea dive off the Senegalese coast, plastic pollution is an increasingly worrying issue. Dakar's oldest diving club has decided to do something about it, by organising ocean clean-up days.
23 Nov 2019
Dakar opens International Forum on Peace and Security
19 Dec 2019
The last Dakar-Bamako train ran on 17 May 2018, but the colonial-era station in the Malian capital remains. For almost a hundred years, the service had connected Mali to neighbouring Senegal. Railworkers attempt to preserve the station and its memories.
4 Jan 2020
The murder of Trayvon Benjamin Martin in 2012 and the acquittal of the ‘killer cop' George Zimmerman revealed an already-established fact: the Black race's freedom is only an illusion.⁣⁣ Standing on the shoulders of his death, three black women, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi will rise in 2013 to start a revolutionary movement called Black Lives Matter
14 Jun 2020
The coffee chain has told employees not to wear accessories or clothes displaying messages in support of the movement, US media reported. The ban has sparked boycott calls from social media users.
12 Jun 2020
US national team goalkeeper Zack Steffen, currently on loan at Fortuna Düsseldorf, has had enough of police brutality and racism. He believes the time for talking is over – now he, and others, must take action.