In Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

Recent happenings have once again revealed the severity of systemic racism in the United States. CAPE expresses solidarity with Americans demanding justice and with the #BlackLivesMatter movement that has been tirelessly advocating for intersectional equality for many years.

To show support as an ally of the global anti-racist movement, we should also consider the issue of race in Singapore and how we can participate in discourse and action.


  1. CAPE, “Resource on brownface, racism, and racial discourse” (CAPE, 4 August 2019).
  2. “Yaacob Ibrahim apologises for Facebook post remark on foreign workers gathering near Kallang MRT: Report” (Channel News Asia, 7 April 2020)
  3. Lim Yan Liang, “Coronavirus: Letter on dorm cases xenophobic, says Shanmugam” (The Straits Times, 18 April 2020)
  4. “COVID-19: Action to be taken against man who posted ‘nasty’ tweets insulting Indians, says Shanmugam” (Channel News Asia, 2 May 2020)
  5. Tam Wai Jie, “Before circuit breaker ends, let’s reflect on our biases against migrant workers” (TODAYOnline, 29 May 2020)
  6. CAPE, “CAPE Essential Reads: Race, Minority, Malay issues” (CAPE, 2019)
  7. “Black and Asian Solidarity in NYC: What We Have Learned” (BUFU Facebook, 26 May 2020)
  8. Michelle Kim, “20+ Allyship Actions for Asians to Show Up for the Black Community Right Now” (Medium, 9 May 2020)
  9. Frank Leon Roberts, “5 Ways of Understanding Black Lives Matter” (Youtube, 2 August 2016)
  10. Race Tuition Centre, “Black Lives Matter in Singapore Too” (Substack, 30 May 2020)

Donate here:

  1. Reclaim the Block: 
  2. Black Visions Collective:
  3. National Bail Out Fund – Free Black Mamas: 
  4. Humanitarian Organisation for Migrant Economics:
  5. Transient Workers Count Too:
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