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  • “It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” – Assata Shakur

We envision a future fully divested from police, prisons, and all punishment paradigms, a future which invests in justice, joy, and culture.

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A world where Black lives are no longer systematically targeted by police, prisons, and all forms of state punishment.

Our Impact So Far

$90 Million

raised in 2020

OVER $35M

in grants given to more than 33 organizations—23 of which are led by LGBTQ+ folks; and money given directly to black folks

23% of assets

while the industry average for grant-giving foundations is 5-8%, BLM Foundation committed 23% of total assets in 2020

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Updates

  • Black Lives Matter Statement on Kamala Harris Securing Enough Delegates to Become Democratic Nominee

    Black Lives Matter Statement on Kamala Harris Securing Enough Delegates to Become Democratic Nominee

    Black Lives Matter demands that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) immediately host an informal, virtual snap primary across the country prior to the DNC convention in August. The current political landscape is unprecedented, with President Biden stepping aside in a manner never seen before. This moment calls for decisive action to protect the integrity of…

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  • The Evolution of a Movement

    The Evolution of a Movement

    Below you’ll find an editorial from the Black Lives Matter Foundation board on the moment we find ourselves in. A moment of rebuilding, reimagining, and working toward a future where Black people can thrive. Read on, then help accomplish our bold vision by taking action or donating here. The Past: Foundations of Resistance and Rebuilding…

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