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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 04 2016

    Join the BLM shutdown protests – 5th August

    BLM UK has called shutdown protests around the country. In London, meet Altab Ali Park, Whitechapel, E1 at 6.30pm

  • 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 […]

  • Aug 01 2016

    Biggest turnout in years for reparations March

    From The Voice Thousands March To Parliament Demanding Reparations ‘We will honour our ancestors whether Britain likes it or not’ Written by Elizabeth Pears 04/08/2015 05:14 PM THOUSANDS OF people marched peacefully from Brixton to Parliament on Saturday (Aug 1) to mark Emancipation Day and reiterate calls for reparations. The procession, which united people of […]

  • 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 25 2016

    Protest Oxford Circus Friday 29th July 6.30pm

    Black Lives Matter protest on Friday 29th July 6.30pm, starting at London’s Oxford Circus. The protest will be targeting major US corporations in an act of solidarity with those battling police racism in the US and highlighting similar issues here in this country, brought into sharp relief following the release of the latest report on […]

  • Jul 25 2016

    Hundreds turn out for Black Lives Matter rally in Sheffield

    From the Sheffield Star Hundreds of people marched peacefully through Sheffield as part of the rapidly spreading Black Lives Matter movement. The Sheffield Black Lives Matter march mirrored peaceful protest seen in other cities like Leeds and Manchester, Bristol and Cardiff, Birmingham and London over the past few weeks. The movement organisers said to wanted to […]