Thanks to Rep. Bush

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We owe it to Rep. Cori Bush. Thanks to her and the people’s power, the CDC has issued an eviction moratorium through October. Show Rep. Bush some gratitude and sign the thank you card…

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

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We need to pay Black women fairly. Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, and we’re breaking things down for y’all…

Disabled Black Lives Matter

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In a country that treats Black people as second-class citizens, Black people with disabilities are still disproportionately neglected, and we’ve got so much further to go when it comes to protecting our people with disabilities…

Demand Congress End Qualified Immunity

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Andrew Joseph III was a 14-year-old Black teen attending “Student Day” at the Florida State Fair in Tampa back in 2014. After sheriff deputies racially targeted, harassed, physically searched, and unjustly removed Andrew from the fair, making no attempt to contact the middle-schooler’s parents, Andrew was dropped off on the side of a busy interstate 2 miles from the fair…

A Leader Ahead of Her Time

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We want to take the time to celebrate the life and legacy of the civil rights icon, Ida B. Wells. Yesterday marked the 159th anniversary of her birth…

Imagining Abolition

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This week marked BLM’s 8 year anniversary. Today, we’re uplifting our former executive director Patrisse Cullors. Watch to hear Patrisse’s vision of abolition, and how BLM was birthed from a passion to set us all free…

8 Years Strong

It’s been 8 years since the founding of Black Lives Matter. Born out of the collective cry for Trayvon Martin, it started as a hashtag that reignited a movement. 8 years later, we’ve grown into a global community working towards Black liberation and freedom — and still, our movement of promise is not done with the work yet. We’re not even close…