Stories from 3 September 2016
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Why should we still care about civil rights leader Marcus Garvey? Florida-based Jamaican author Geoffrey Philp explains Garvey's relevance, and why black lives have always mattered, through his new novel.
"This is us taking back our own bodies, and owning our own skins. We are enough. I am enough."
The brutal use of pellet guns in the unrest over a decades-long dispute over India and Pakistan's claims to Indian-administrated Kashmir sparks an awareness campaign that is just as controversial.
One of Japan's most impressive summer festivals involves dancing, drums and giant floats that make for irresistible Instagram uploads.
"...I support the #BlackLivesMatter movement....not because my life or anyone else’s life matters less. It’s because I can’t unsee what I’ve seen. I can’t erase history..."
Clashes between police forces and protesters have erupted, following accusations of rigged elections in Gabon.