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 2020source: 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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UFFC annual memorial family event for 2020 moves online

Grieving families at UFFC annual rally in 2015 - credit Panther Manchanda
UFFC 2015 – Standing together in love and unity – credit Panther Manchanda

source: United Families & Friends
published: 4 October 2020

Due to Covid restrictions UFFC will be holding this years 22nd annual memorial event online.

All families are requested to submit a two-minute clip of the story of their loved ones making sure they mention their name and details of what happened.

Please send your clips to
The deadline for sending in your clips is on the 20 October 2020, no later than 12:00pm. Click here to watch video >

These will all be edited together and released across all UFFC and partner platforms at 1:00pm on Saturday 31st October 2020. We will also be releasing it across all media.

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