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Official page for A coalition of people from across the UK who believe deeply that . IG: @ BLMUK
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#BlackLivesMatterUK 9h
A university with a huge number of black students, University of East London, is losing academic and teaching staff. Please help
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SymeonBrown 23h
In the summer raised £1.2M from a GoFundMe. Today that money has *finally* arrived in their bank account and on C4 News at 7pm they answer tough questions on transparency, the culture war against them and winning the public argument to
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BBC Radio 1Xtra Oct 28
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And spoke to Dr Adam Elliot-Cooper, a research associate in sociology at the University of Greenwich who talked through what defunding the police in the UK could look like.
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nj 🇰🇪 Oct 26
These brother deserve the right to citizenship. Sign the petitions and share this video. Facing deportation to two different countries even though born in Britain to a family of the Windrush Generation. Their story & ways to help are in this link:
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nj 🇰🇪 Oct 27
Let’s not make Darrel & Darren’s story fade away. They need help in order to find not just justice for them but for others in their situation. The hardship of citizenship for not only the windrush generation but their children are what people are still facing today. 1/2
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#BlackLivesMatterUK Oct 28
A public inquiry into undercover policing is poised to reveal details of how police repeatedly spied on black justice groups, including several run by grieving families whose relatives were killed by police or died in custody.
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#BlackLivesMatterUK Oct 28
Yaa Asantewaa led the Yaa Asantewaa War against British colonialism in 1900. Partial success of the resistance gave the Ashanti autonomy for a brief period, but Britain eventually took full control of what was to become Ghana, exiling Asantewaa to the Seychelles, where she died
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Wail Qasim Oct 27
BAME people might be dying in this pandemic at a disproportionate rate, but spare a thought for the Tory cabinet members who only ever care about racism if it's the sort of entirely fictitious racism uniquely experienced by Tory cabinet members.
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#BlackLivesMatterUK Oct 27
Shaka Zulu was king of Zulu, in what is now KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa. While he headed an African empire, he also organised wars of resistance to European colonisation on Southern Africa in the 19th century
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#BlackLivesMatterUK Oct 25
Michael X was a controversial figure of Britain’s black power movement, leading a campaign group called RAAS in 1965. Born in Trinidad, he became a leading proponent of the UK Black Power Movement in the 60s
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#BlackLivesMatterUK Oct 24
Demonstration in central London tomorrow. Gather at Marble Arch, 2pm, then march to Leicester Sq and Nigeria High Commission. Organised by Please stay safe with PPE and social distancing if you are attending
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Novara Media Oct 22
To do justice to Black people and their legacies, Black History Month must stop prizing the 'exceptional contribution' of the individual and start centring the transformative potential of the collective, argues
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Shanice 😈 Oct 22
Free school meals kept me fed for my entire education. EMA got me my bus to sixth form. Grants got me through uni. Without these, you might as well have dashed my 'potential' in the bin. I should not feel lucky for having been fed. Working class kids deserve the world.
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All Black Lives UK #ENDSARS Oct 23
A young, black footballer is feeding children while the government voted against it. This alone should speak volumes
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#BlackLivesMatterUK Oct 24
We’re super excited that our very own ⁦⁩ has released “How To Change It” with ⁦⁩ !! Drawing on his incredible experiences in activism, he urges us to educate, organise and agitate
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DocsNotCops Oct 23
Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the expansion of NHS charging. This barbaric policy prevents migrants and those racialised as migrants from accessing care. ✨Check out our new video ⬇️ ✨ 1/4
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Damien Gayle Oct 23
UK gains legal status with renaming as Black Liberation Movement UK
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#BlackLivesMatterUK Oct 23
solidarity protests this weekend. Please stay safe if you are attending
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Jason Okundaye Oct 23
This country is just sick. The fact that the default response to child hunger is for people to whip out their calculators, add up the price of carrots and potatoes, and engage in poverty denialism is sick. This country is sick in the head and I have no pride in it
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JCWI Oct 23
It is one year today since 39 Vietnamese migrants tragically, needlessly lost their lives in the back of a lorry in Essex. Today we remember and mourn their deaths, and continue to fight for the dignity and rights of people who move.
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