The Black Lives Matter demonstrations of June 2020 were the largest anti-Black racism protests ever seen and turned the world upside down. It was hard not to have read about them or not to have seen the images on the news. You might have had conversations with friends, fellow students or your neighbour about the protests. If you might not have been, you almost certainly know people who were deeply affected by these events. What were, and still are, the experiences of those personally affected by the protests and invested in their after-effects? Where do we stand, two and a half years on?