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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.

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$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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  • 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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  • WATCH: Oakland’s KTVU2 on What Elaine Brown’s Visionary Black Panther Building Is All About

    WATCH: Oakland’s KTVU2 on What Elaine Brown’s Visionary Black Panther Building Is All About

    Watch the video on Instagram, spread the word, and consider donating to directly support the local Black-owned businesses at the Black Panther Building and more innovative solutions for us and by us.

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