Black Lives Matter Co-Founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi Named to TIME’s Annual TIME100 List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World

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Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLM Global Network Foundation) is elated to announce that TIME has named our co-founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. This esteemed accomplishment amplifies and celebrates the hard work, commitment, and dedication of our trailblazing leaders in the everyday fight against inequalities and injustices throughout the world.

Statement on the Death of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Today, we honor a trailblazing icon in the fight for gender equality and justice. Our hearts mourn the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a catalyst for change in the fight for voting rights and equal protections under the law for so many often neglected in today’s society. We stand on the accomplishments of her life’s work that have continued to amplify the need to protect and expand equal rights for women and underserved communities.

Statement by Patrisse Cullors, Executive Director, Black Lives Matter Global Network in Response to Pat Robertson’s Comments on the Black Lives Matter Movement

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In response to the outlandish comments made by televangelist Pat Robertson, we are here yet again being attacked for standing up against white supremacy. To insinuate that our movement is trying to destroy Christianity is disgraceful and outright offends our Christian siblings who are a part of our movement against racial injustice. The statements made by Pat Robertson are completely inflammatory and dangerous.

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