On 5th Agust 2016, UKBLM called a nationwide #Shutdown: 05.08.16. #Shutdown racism. #Shutdown violence. #Shutdown borders. #BlackLivesMatter. Catch the highlights below.
UK Black Lives Matter activists blocked off the M4 towards Heathrow airport, A45 approach to Birmingham City Airport and the tram routes in Nottingham city centre. This was to protest at deaths in police custody and the racist policing of borders. Learn more about the shutdown here.