Happy Birthday, Breonna

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Share your birthday wish for Breonna today, on her 27th birthday. Help us write one collective love letter to a woman who should be spending this day in the loving company of friends, family, her boyfriend, and her EMT colleagues

Black Lives Matter Announces Support for The People’s Response Act

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Last week, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), along with Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Jan Schakowsky (IL-06), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), families impacted by state-sanctioned violence, Shalomyah Bowers (Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation Board Member), and movement leaders reintroduced the People’s Response Act, seminal legislation that would push forward an inclusive, holistic, and health-centered approach to public safety by creating a public safety division within the United States Department of Human Health and Services — because communities and experts agree that public safety is a matter of public health.

#BlackWomenAreDivine Is Back!

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We are more than magic. We are the sacred mamas, builders, teachers, and lovers of this world. We are the first to walk the earth and the vessel through which all of humanity was born. The Creator speaks and works through us as we constantly make ways out of no way…

Black Lives Matter Joins Civil Rights Organizations to Host the People’s Response Act Day to Highlight Importance of Transforming Public Safety

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Today on November 17 starting at 9:00am PT/12:00pm ET, Black Lives Matter (BLM) will join Color of Change, Essie Justice Group, Movement 4 Black Lives, and Civil Rights Corps to host the People’s Response Act Day, which includes a series of events to raise awareness, discuss new visions for public safety, and garner support for the People’s Response Act (PRA) legislation…

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…

Watch and Share the Black Women Are Divine Video

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Two weeks ago, people around the globe came together to participate in #BlackWomenAreDivine weekend, a reclamation in the name of Breonna Taylor. Thousands of Black women and people who love Black women made their love real…from healing justice weekends, to virtual brunches, to physically-distanced celebrations, to meaningful gift-giving, to our social media takeover, #BlackWomenAreDivine weekend was one of the most uplifting and affirming events in recent memory. We’ve made a video to celebrate the weekend and hope you’ll take a look and share it.

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In October 2020, Black Lives Matter initiated #BlackWomenAreDivine, inspired by the Spirit of #BreonnaTaylor. Police and white supremacy stole Breonna’s life and justified themselves in doing so because this world tries to make Black women into mules —…

BREATHE Day 2020 Highlights and A Continued Call to Action

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Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation in collaboration with Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) and so many partnering organizations celebrated September 29, 2020 as BREATHE Day. BREATHE Day is a time and place for discussing Black issues and how the BREATHE Act will #DefundthePolice and create a future for all of us to thrive. For too long, Black people have been forced to hold our breath. The wait is over.