Tell Congress We Need Cori Bush’s the People’s Response Act

We shook the political foundations of the world last summer and fall by using our voices. Now we need to use them again to secure the change we marched for — by demanding our representatives pass the People’s Response Act. Will you sign our petition to get Congress to act?…

Protect the Freedom to Vote in Your State and Across the Country

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We need everyone to contact their senators NOW — regardless of their political party — to demand they vote for the For the People Act. Passing the For the People Act is an essential step in our battle against white supremacy. Use our easy tool to call your senators and demand they support our freedom to vote. Phone calls are easy and have a huge impact…

Join Our Juneteenth Weekend Events!

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For generations, we’ve celebrated Juneteenth with family gatherings, cookouts, domino and card-playing, music, laughter, and an overall feeling of Black freedom and joy. Juneteenth celebrates our Blackness by honoring our Ancestors, affirming ourselves and our people, creating space for Black joy, and struggling unceasingly for freedom and justice…

What Is Juneteenth

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My family is from Beaumont, Texas. All my life, we’ve celebrated Juneteenth with family gatherings, cookouts, dominoes and card-playing, music, laughter, and an overall feeling of Black freedom and joy. In recent years, Juneteenth has risen in prominence, extending beyond Black Texans. Moments ago, President Biden signed a resolution to make Juneteenth a national holiday…

Building a Free Black Future

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A Message from Black Lives Matter Grassroots: As we forge a free Black future, we honor, learn, and build from the generations-long liberation struggle. On July 13, 2021, Black Lives Matter will celebrate 8 years of beautiful struggle…

Why Reparations

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This week marked 100 years since the state-sponsored bombing of what was known as Black Wall Street. The Tulsa Massacre was an organized mob attack driven by white supremacy. That white supremacy is at the root of systemic racism that still thrives today…