UKBLM speaks at a protest outside Hackney Town Hall in solidarity with Sistah Space, one of the few black-run womens’ shelters in London. For more information, follow Sistah Space on Twitter.
UKBLM partners with Justice 4 Mark Duggan Campaign, Tottenham Rights, 4Front Project and Stopwatch to organise a mass gathering outside Tottenham Police Station.
The billboard action was in partnership with Grenfell United, United Family and Friends Campaign, Justice for Shukri Abdi, Justice for Belly and Migrants Organise.
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.
UKBLM marches with the families of those who have died at the hands of the state to demand justice for their loved ones.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.