The Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLM) will be awarded the 2017 Sydney Peace Prize in November. The Movement for Black Lives, of which BLM is part, has galvanised the globe from California to London to Australia, and #BlackLivesMatter has
Black Lives Matter is a network of over 40 Chapter organisations across the US and internationally. Nurturing local leadership and action, its members call attention to white supremacy and significantly reduce it. But protests are just one tool in a
The organisers of the Sydney Peace Prize have announced that this year’s recipient is the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. It’s the first time a movement, rather than an individual, has been awarded the prize.
The Sydney Peace
The human rights movement Black Lives Matter has won this year’s Sydney peace prize.
The movement, which was founded in the US by Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi in 2012 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder
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