Black Lives Matter

Hands hold a round white cloth circle with George Floyd's face in the middle that reads, "Justice 4 all stolen lives"

Report: UN rights chief Bachelet calls for states to ‘stop denying and start dismantling racism’


A report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, sparked by George Floyd’s death, shows that police brutality against Black people around the world has been allowed to continue with impunity.

A man holds a sign at George Floyd Square, April 21, 2021, in Minneapolis, a day after former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all counts for the 2020 death of Floyd.

Despite Chauvin verdict, ACLU says the US still needs international accountability

A woman speaks at a podium representing Black Immigrant Collective.

‘It’s hard to have hope when you haven’t had time to breathe,’ says Liberian American activist on Chauvin verdict

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African American Mayor Mike Elliott poses in a dark gray suit

Brooklyn Center mayor on Chauvin trial: Black people can no longer tolerate ‘a state of terror’

Derek Chauvin in gray suit hold microphone as he speaks, while sitting next to his lawyer

Prosecutor: Chauvin ‘had to know’ George Floyd’s life was in danger

The statue by Hungarian artist Péter Szalay shows solidarity with Black Lives Matter.

Hungary artist’s BLM sculpture causes an uproar    

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The installation by artist Péter Szalay is a kneeling sculpture of the Statue of Liberty, illuminated in rainbow colors with her left hand raised in a fist. A tablet in her right hand says: “Black Lives Matter.” 

A demonstrator reacts during a protest against racism after João Alberto Silveira Freitas was beaten to death by security guards at a Carrefour supermarket in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Nov. 23, 2020.

Black man’s death by security guards in Brazil sparks outrage, protests

Protests erupted across Brazil last week after a Black man was brutally murdered by two white supermarket security guards. The murder is only the latest case of racist violence in Brazil, which is fueling Black Lives Matter activism across the country.

A demonstrator holding a sign reading #GeorgeFloyd and #BLM marches near Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, May 30, 2020.

BLM is increasingly a voter issue for Latinos in Georgia

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Growing numbers of Latinos in Georgia have come out to support the Black Lives Matter movement over the past few months — and increasingly, it’s shaping how they could vote in the upcoming US general election. 

A group of musicians of color wearing all black clothing stand on stage with their instruments

London composers inspired by BLM confront classical music’s inequities through sound


In October, the Royal Festival Hall will feature 21 classical composers of color in its first season since the country’s first lockdown this spring.

A group of protesters carries protest signs. One wears a colorful tie-dye shirt and has blue hair. The others wear white and black shirts.

BLM Tokyo tackles Japan’s own issues with anti-Black racism


The activist group organized the largest-ever march against racial discrimination in the city’s history. But a backlash soon formed as online commenters argued that the issue is uniquely American — not a Japanese one.