Thought this was worth a reblog…needs to go viral…
please know that you are expected to:
- donate a minimum of $5 directly to the BLM Toronto fund (http://blacklivesmatter.ca/#testimonials) or your nearest local chapter (http://blacklivesmatter.com/find-chapters/), AND/OR
- make a clear and generous demonstration of support for your local chapter of BLM
This is a statement of support for Black Lives Matter (BLM), and explicitly Black Lives Matter Toronto (BLM-TO), from animal defenders & communities against speciesism.
Mainstream “animal rights” and vegan capitalism take up a lot of space in the social imagination of allyship towards non-human animals. Images of skinny white cis abled bodies, expensive food in gentrified neighbourhoods and abstract philosophical theories are common examples.
Because of this, we feel compelled to make our presence known, to vocalize that there are animal defenders who respect…
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