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Sitting Down with Sierra Todd, the Founder of Black Lives Matter Tokyo

Harajuku fashionista, art student, Black Lives Matter Tokyo founder, and all-around badass.

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Back in June of 2020, a huge Black Lives Matter demonstration took place in Tokyo, drawing over 3,000 participants. Sierra Todd, a 19-year-old art student from the US living in Tokyo, was mostly responsible for organizing the massive event.

Todd sat down with us to tell us why she felt compelled to have a BLM march in Tokyo which seemingly blew up overnight, and how local Japanese people helped her make it happen.

Reporting by Randiah Camille Green

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