Cover Photo: A photograph of May Ayim and Audre Lorde
May Ayim with Audre Lorde/Photograph via

Afro-German Women are Still Upholding the Legacy of May Ayim

There have always been people suffering from anti-Blackness. And May Ayim highlights the continuity of the Black experience—not only her own, but those before her as well.

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She found a way to talk about racism using the German language and conveying anti-Blackness within these constraints.

Adama Traoré

Tari is a journalist and photographer from Zimbabwe, based in Brasil. Her work has appeared in Vice, The Globe and Mail, Rookie Mag, Noisey,  SYFY, Broadly, The Fader, New York Magazine, Flare Magazine and Hazlitt. You can find more of her on Twitter @FungaiSJ.