Black Lives Matter

2019 Oct 24 - 7:00pm
We, at Black Lives Matter Global Network, are well aware that there are international actors, groups, and individuals actively working to undermine, interlope, and manipulate the liberation work of Black organizers. Fake accounts, scripted bot accounts, and scammers have fleeced our supporters for money. Organized fake Russian trolls post content in our name, and fake accounts purchase ads. Even this week, several fake Instagram accounts created...
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2019 Sep 19 - 6:00pm
Three days ago, Eric Garner should have celebrated turning 49 surrounded by his loved ones. Instead, millions of people across the country honored his birthday with the hashtags #ICantBreathe, #JusticeForEricGarner, and #BlackLivesMatter to remember his life and what his friends and family were robbed of by the New York City Police Department. We fought hard for five long years in order to see justice for Eric Garner after he was murdered by...
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2019 Sep 12 - 9:00pm
It’s time to center what matters and demand change. Video Transcript Until black people are free, no one is fully free. Because the issues that affect black people the most, affect everyone. Everyone. Can you imagine… Can you imagine an America with no… Police brutality, police brutality An America without… An America without… Mass shootings and gun violence Mass incarceration Children in cages and racist...
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2019 Sep 11 - 2:00am
Ahead of the third Democratic presidential primary debate on Thursday, September 12, we want to highlight our statement in response to the first debate. Washington, DC — As the nation moves towards Election Day 2020, attention and urgency around issues and policies that will impact Black Voters and the Black community, in general, will intensify. The combination of poor legislation on such issues as Criminal Justice Reform, Police...
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2019 Aug 10 - 2:00am
Your murder sparked the conversation and the movement that will end police brutality in this country. We will never stop fighting for you and so many others. Rest in power. #blacklivesmatter #NeverForgetMikeBrown The post Never Forget Mike Brown appeared first on Black Lives Matter.
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2019 May 30 - 2:00am
The Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLM) has proudly served as one of the 13 community and civil rights organizations co-sponsoring AB 392, The California Act to Save Lives, a bill authored by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) to address police brutality and violence by updating California’s deadly use-of-force law. BLM has worked closely with the lawmaker and coalition partners to ensure that the legislation responds to and...
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2019 May 3 - 12:34am
Exhibition Celebrates Collaboration with Black Panther Icon Emory Douglas, an Initiative of BLM Arts+Culture Platform New York, NY – May 2, 2019 – This week, Black Lives Matter Global Network partners with Frieze NY, the art fair that showcases the world’s leading contemporary and modern galleries and artists, continuing its expansion into the contemporary art world. BLM’s presence will celebrate its collaboration with Black...
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2019 Mar 1 - 3:00am
Since the President of the United States took office in 2016, we have overwhelmingly experienced an Administration that promotes an environment of corruption, nationalism, and oppression and cultivates a deeply radicalized, racist support base. The hearing and testimony by Michael Cohen before the House Oversight Committee was intended to expose a pattern of lies and criminal activity by the President of the United States. During the hearing,...
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2019 Feb 21 - 1:46am
In the past 9 days immediately following She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph’s detainment by the Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency, Black Lives Matter Global Network Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors has led a #Free21Savage consortium of nearly 60 celebrities, top human rights organizations including Color of Change, BAJI, Undocublack, Define American, and United We Dream, and communications and legal teams to advocate for the release of...
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2019 Feb 9 - 3:30am
Black Lives Matter Launches Coalition to #Free21Savage, Raise Awareness of Immigrant Rights, and Get the Critically Acclaimed Rapper Released On February 3, 2019, Black Lives Matter was made aware the Grammy-nominated rapper She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (21 Savage)’s arrest and detainment by the Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency. In response to this tragedy, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors BLM initiated...
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