Here’s to Celebrating Black Futures Month 2024!!

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Join us in commemorating Black Futures Month, a visionary and forward-looking initiative inspired by Black movement leaders. This February, we’re transforming the narrative to manifest a future where every Black life matters. As we embark on this journey, our core programmatic initiative is dedicated to showcasing the multifaceted dimensions of community care, education, culture, wellness, and the profound impact of our past on the present and future.

2023 Was One of the Worst Years for Police Violence

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A non-profit research group called Mapping Police Violence recently released their updated database for 2023. And while the data is imperative and meaningful — it’s also not surprising. We also must remember that this data is based on public and reported records and that there are likely countless victims of police brutality that the state has managed to cover up.

Black Lives Matter Endorses and Helps Create the Ceasefire Now Legislation

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Today, Representatives Cori Bush (MO-01), Rashida Tlaib (MI-12), André Carson (IN-07), Summer Lee (PA-12), and Delia C. Ramirez (IL-03), alongside Representatives Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jonathan Jackson (IL-01), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Nydia Velázquez (NY-07) announced a resolution urging the Biden Administration to call for an immediate de-escalation and ceasefire in Israel and occupied Palestine, to send humanitarian aid and assistance to Gaza, and to save as many lives as possible.

Hear Directly from the BLMGNF Board Members!

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For BLMGNF, those relationships began 9 years ago with organizers who had a vision, and that same vision has carried the organization to incredible heights. Our board members today continue to push that envelope with their expansive backgrounds in combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation. BLMGNF is charting new horizons for Black Joy and Black liberation, and today, we want to introduce you to our Board members…

Never Alone

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In times like this, we as a community look for the right words to bring forth healing and also describe the severity of what transpired in Buffalo, New York. Our hearts are broken for the people in Buffalo, and now more than ever, we must not lose our voices about the racism that runs deep in this nation…

We Want to Talk to You About the Creator’s House in California

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There have been a lot of questions surrounding recent reports about the purchase of property in California. We wanted to take a moment to address you, and our community as a whole directly. This property has served multiple functions for all of us and our movement over the past 18 months…

“Collective Imagination: The Art of Healing Part III” Webinar

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We turn our conversation to sacred and luminous practices of creativity and imagination in the healing journeys of Black people. Our healers examine practices of collective imagination, arts of healing, and the multiple ways to access Spirit and wholeness through the individual and collective body…

“Collective Imagination: The Art of Healing Part II” Webinar

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We turn our conversation to sacred and luminous practices of creativity and imagination in the healing journeys of Black people. Our healers examine practices of collective imagination, arts of healing, and the multiple ways to access Spirit and wholeness through the individual and collective body…

Let’s Talk About President Biden’s State of the Union

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There’s a looong list of things that President Biden neglected to mention in his State of the Union last week. We’re about to really talk about the President and his State of the Union. Let’s start with the things he didn’t mention…

Congratulations Judge Jackson!

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Two years ago, President Biden made a campaign promise to nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. On Friday, he fulfilled the promise by naming Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee…