The Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLM) has proudly served as one of the 13 community and civil rights organizations co-sponsoring AB 392, The California Act to Save Lives, a bill authored by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) to address Read More
Since the President of the United States took office in 2016, we have overwhelmingly experienced an Administration that promotes an environment of corruption, nationalism, and oppression and cultivates a deeply radicalized, racist support base.
On February 3, 2019, Black Lives Matter was made aware the Grammy-nominated rapper She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (21 Savage)'s arrest and detainment by the Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency.
On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 the U.S. Senate passed a criminal justice reform bill in an 87-12 vote. The bill, known as the FIRST STEP Act, or H.R 5682 is a bipartisan prison reform bill passed by the U.S. House Read More
Recently, the Senate Intelligence Committee issued two reports regarding Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential campaign by the Internet Research Agency, a Russian organization that is reported to have created fake accounts registered on major social networking sites. The reports Read More
For Immediate Release
October 1, 2018
Black Lives Matter, Community Organizers, and the Families of those Killed by Police Get the “Right to Know” Bill on Police Transparency Signed into California Law
California was one of the most secretive states Read More
Los Angeles, California – Hundreds overflowed from the courtroom as Melina Abdullah was scheduled to be arraigned and a pretrial motion was heard by the judge. The Los Angeles City Attorney filed eight misdemeanor counts against the college professor and Read More
Sacramento, CA – September 18 marked the 6-month anniversary of the death of Stephon Clark, the unarmed Black male who was fatally shot 8 times by the Sacramento Police Department while in his grandmother’s back yard. Black Lives Matter Sacramento Read More
Furthering the aggressive immigration policies of the Obama Administration, the Trump Administration’s decision to establish and enforce a zero-tolerance policy at the border towards immigrants seeking asylum is reprehensible and, in our ongoing work to dismantle oppressive systems and policies, Read More
As we approach the 5th year anniversary of the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer and the beginnings of the Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLM), we find ourselves wrestling with some of the same issues we were facing five years Read More