It was not easy to endure the mass annihilation of part of the population, neighbors and friends as one’s own story. But being German is also about rights that we Black Germans have been repeatedly denied. We wanted to draw attention to that.

And it was clear to us: If we don’t manage to deal with these issues, then the women’s movement will not survive. And that’s how it happened to a certain extent.

And the young generation has already achieved some things in recent years, for example in terms of the recognition of trans and inter people. That’s a success! Now it must be a question of grandma in Buxtehude understanding what we mean by that. And that it doesn’t stop at mere lip service. Because the analysis is missing: why does this form of oppression exist and who benefits from it.