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The grotesque murder of George Floyd, filmed by a brave 17–year–old girl, shocked the world into a fresh realisation of racism and its consequences in the United States. We also need to look nearer to home and to articulate and hear what people of colour have experienced here in Ireland.
A panel of young Irish women will talk about how they have experienced racism in Ireland, often confronted with the annoying question, “Where are you really from?” Tobi Lawal, Felicia Olusanya and Amanda Adewole will be talking to Róisín Ingle, Irish Times journalist and founder and producer of the brilliant Women’s Podcast.
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Some talks will also be available in podcast form on Galway International Arts Festival's new podcast, First Thought.
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