Aboriginal affairs

#BLM comes to Perth

A placard at the protest. Photo: Amelia Searson.

‘Black Lives Matter’ protests began after the death of a black man at the hands of police in America in May.

They’ve since spread around the world, and an event took place at Langley Park on June 13.

Luke McPherson spoke to the organisers and Indigenous elders about what they wanted to achieve.

The message ‘Silence is Violence’ was prominent at the protest. Photo: Amelia Searson