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The Black Lives Matter movement has, quite justifiably, generated a great deal of heat and anger over recent months. And yet, sometimes those who shout loudest are least heard. In fact, some might say that how a message is delivered is as important as the message itself.

Spoken word artist Paul Gialo has teamed up with Adam Savva to produce this short, powerful visual poem about being black in Britain today. It’s every bit as powerful as 100 demonstrations with 1,000 placards, beautifully encapsulating the black British experience in four and a half skilfully written and brilliantly directed minutes.

Watch Ripples here:

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