August 2020: Mark Duggan Memorial Protest

UKBLM partners with Justice 4 Mark Duggan Campaign, Tottenham Rights, 4Front Project and Stopwatch to organise a mass gathering outside Tottenham Police Station.

June 2020: Black Lives Matter unveil billboard

The billboard action was in partnership with Grenfell United, United Family and Friends Campaign, Justice for Shukri Abdi, Justice for Belly and Migrants Organise.

June 2020: Doorstep Noise

UKBLM worked with @Raceandhealth to organise national doorstep protest to highlight that black and other racialised minorities are more likely to die from Covid-19. Find out more about our vision for tackling racism in healthcare in the OUR DEMANDS section. You can read more about the action in Nadine White’s article in the Huffington Post.

May – July 2020: Police monitoring and arrestee support at protests

UKBLM works with Green & Black Cross, NetPol, LCAPSV, The Monitoring Group, StopWatch, Liberty, Northern Police Monitoring Project & Black Legal Protest Support to provide police monitoring and arrestee support during Black Lives Matter Protests.

October 2018: Annual March Against Deaths in Custody

UKBLM marches with the families of those who have died at the hands of the state to demand justice for their loved ones.

October 2018: March in solidarity with Mohammed Yassar Yakub

UKBLM members marched in solidarity with Mohammed Yassar Yakub, a young Asian man shot and killed by police. Check out the Justice for Mohammed Yassar Yakub Campaign’s Facebook page for more information.

March 2018: Patrisse Cullors in Birmingham

Black Lives Matter UK attends a day of discussion, ideas and organising at Impact Hub Birmingham with Black Lives Matter US co-creator Patrisse Cullors, celebrating the release of her book: When They Call you a Terrorist. Learn more about the event here.

March 2018: Women of the World Festival

UKBLM in dialogue at Women of the World Festival with Patrisse Cullors of BLM US and Marcia Rigg from United Families and Friends Campaign. Find out more about the event here.

January 2018: Re-imagining Black Britain

UKBLM speak at this mass public event in Birmingham to think about black campaigns, black businesses, black survival strategies together. For more on the event, check out their website.

December 2017: Consented UK Schools Project

UKBLM members have been running sessions on race and colonialism in schools across London. Students linked issues of race today to the colonial period and understood race as a colonial construct, as well as seeing it’s relationship with capitalism. You can check out more about these projects on the Consented Instagram page.