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Protest sign from Black Lives Matter demonstration on Douglas Promenade, 9 June 2020

Date made: 2020

Description: Placard reads, 'The ignorance on this island is astronomical - it is way too loud.' This is a reference to a Tik Tok video popular with teenagers in 2020 in which an adult states that the noise in the bus is astronomical and way too loud.

Despite the two month Island lockdown and Government imposed social distancing guidelines, over 1,000 members of the Island’s community showed solidarity by attending the Black Lives Matter protest in Douglas on 9 June 2020.

Object name: placard

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2020-0087

Subject tags : #MM100


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