But my numbness has come from years of seeing people that look like me perpetually abused by a country that was built on our backs.
On Oct. 24, the Ithaca Democratic Socialists of America held a Festival Against Hate in response to a Back the Blue rally, resulting in a tense face-off.
Protests continued for the fifth night in Rochester, New York, with protestors calling for police reform in light of the death of Daniel Prude.
The murder of George Floyd, its accompanying protests and the coronavirus pandemic putting the world on pause have resulted in a nationwide reckoning.
Nicholas Robinson, a Black hip-hop artist known as Overflow, performed July 10 at a virtual benefit concert for Black Lives Matter Ithaca.
On June 19, Black Fems United of Ithaca College hosted a Juneteenth Benefit Cabaret to raise money for three organizations in solidarity with the Black Lives Matte