Black Lives Matter

Social movement originating in the United States

Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an organized movement in the United States advocating for non-violent civil disobedience in protest against incidents of police brutality against African-American people. An organization known simply as Black Lives Matter exists as a decentralized network with about 16 chapters in the United States and Canada, while a larger Black Lives Matter movement exists consisting of various separate like-minded organizations such as Dream Defenders and Assata's Daughters. The broader movement and its related organizations typically advocate against police violence towards black people, as well as for various other policy changes considered to be related to black liberation.

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Christian Scotland-Williamson explains how the Black Lives Matter protests affected the Pittsburgh Steelers and why there should be more coaches like Mike..
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

Demonstration comes days after outcry over video showing man shouting 'I can't breathe' while being arrested in Sussex city
Credit: Independent - Published 2 days ago

Black Lives Matter has sparked a hashtag, grass-roots organisations, and a collective of activists.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

The mural was painted on Fifth Avenue and others are planned for each of New York's five boroughs.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

Ms Butler has been outspoken on issues such as Black Lives Matter
Credit: Independent - Published 4 days ago

The musician also talks about why he was cheering at the recent Black Lives Matter protests in London.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

England and West Indies players take the knee before the first ball of the day to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

England and West Indies players all take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before the first Test in Southampton.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

'In the last few weeks people have had their consciousness raised ... and I am listening to that,' says Dame Cressida Dick
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

Do viral videos like the one captured of George Floyd's death actually reduce police abuse?
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Khady Gueye received threats for trying to support Black Lives Matter in rural Gloucestershire.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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