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  • Aug 10 2016

    Black Lives Matter coming to Carnival

    Seventy BLM activists met last night and have agreed initial steps to take the movement forward. Central to our work will be building for a lively intervention around Notting Hill Carnival this year, where we have now been allocated space by Carnival organisers. Activists discussed issues ranging from economics to trade unions and have now […]

  • Aug 02 2016

    Slavery reparations sought in first Black Lives Matter agenda

      Reuters – A coalition affiliated with the anti-racism Black Lives Matter movement called for criminal justice reforms and reparations for slavery in the United States among other demands in its first policy platform released on Monday. The six demands and roughly 40 policy recommendations touch on topics ranging from reducing U.S. military spending to […]

  • Jul 31 2016

    Black lives matter protest Apple Store London

    On 29th July we sent a letter to Nike and Apple demanding that they make a statement condemning  the killing of black people by US police. Neither corporation has replied. We paid them a visit. Nike, we protested outside due to the police presence but at Apple we entered and updated its customers on racist […]

  • Jul 28 2016

    This Is Why The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Happening In Britain Too

    From Buzzfeed, by Fiona Rutherford As the police watchdog releases its annual deaths in custody statistics, activists in solidarity with campaigners in the US tell BuzzFeed News why the movement is also relevant in the UK. It took just two days for 20-year-old poet Aliyah Hasinah and her friend Olivia Brown to organise a Black Lives […]

  • Jul 27 2016

    Police watchdog releases latest data on deaths in custody

    Video: Ken Hinds, chair of Haringey’s Independent Stop and Search Monitoring Group Britain’s Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has published the latest data on deaths during or following police contact, just as the Black Lives Matter movement formally launches in the UK. The annual IPCC report examines the period between April 1, 2015 and March […]

  • Jul 27 2016

    Black Lives Matter vigil in Belfast

    Video: Black Lives Matter Vigil, Belfast Black Lives Matter vigil at Belfast City Hall. ‪#‎BLMBelfast‬ Horrendous conditions which left me soaked to the bone, managed to salvage a few “alright” quality photos despite the sheer amount of rain water playing havoc. more

  • Jul 16 2016

    Shakira Martin from the National Union of Students speaks out

    Shakira Martin from NUS tells new UK prime minister Theresa May that we are coming for her!

  • Jul 16 2016

    No to racism! Blacklivesmatter bloc on today’s Stand up to Racism demo, 16th July

    10,000 people marched against racism today in London. Among them were Black Lives Matter marchers linking up the issues. Video by Zak Cochrane