Black Lives Matter Movement nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Bereaved Families Speak Outsource: Pedestrian News
published: 30 January 2021

The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for mobilising a world-wide fight against racial injustice.

Norwegian politician Petter Eide nominated the BLM movement and in his nomination papers wrote that not only has it been important for African-Americans, but has been important in “raising global awareness and consciousness about racial injustice.”

“I find that one of the key challenges we have seen in America, but also in Europe and Asia, is the kind of increasing conflict based on inequality,” Eide said.

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Black Lives Matter UK to start funding groups from £1.2m donations

Black Lives Matter (BLM) Protesterssource: The Guardian (World)
published: 11 January 2021

Black Lives Matter UK will be releasing more than £100,000 to black-led organisations across the country by the end of the month, as protesters pledge to build on last year’s anti-racism demonstrations.

The campaign group received £1.2m in donations via a GoFundMe appeal, following widespread protests last summer.

It registered as a community benefit society in September under the name Black Liberation Movement UK, which it had to do before it could receive the donations.

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UFFC members online invitation & questionnaire

UFFC Members Invitation & Questionnaire 2020
Survey Currently Closed

source: United Families & Friends Campaign
published: 20 October 2020

Would you or your family like to become a member of the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC)?

This Invitation & Questionnaire is aimed at all families across the UK whose loved ones have died at the hands of the state.

Only complete this questionnaire if you or your family would like to be part of a national campaign collective.

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