We were so honoured to award the Gold Medal for Human Rights to Christiana Figueres on 12 March in the Lord Mayor's Reception Room at the Sydney Town Hall. Christiana gave an impassioned speech about the need for urgent action
We are thrilled to bring you an exciting opportunity to see 2014 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Julian Burnside's new documentary Border Politics, and to enjoy a live Q&A with Burnside himself!
Border Politics follows Burnside as he travels the globe examining
This article, written by Jack Latimore, appeared on the Guardian Australia on Friday 3 November. Jack Latimore is a writer and journalist. His work also appears regularly in Guardian Australia and Koori Mail. He is a proud Birpai man.
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The founders of the global civil rights movement and young black Australians talk about what Black Lives Matter means to them. By Indigenous affairs reporters Isabella Higgins and Bridget Brennan
Four years ago, three American women started a hashtag, #BlackLivesMatter, after a white neighbourhood
SYDNEY (AP) — A Black Lives Matter co-founder called on Australians to make a courageous stand and heal the nation’s racial problems and said Wednesday the U.S.-based movement was committed to the global struggle of the black race and solidarity
This article, written by Patrisse Cullors and Rodney Diverlus, appeared on the Guardian Australia on Wednesday 1 November.
The government must stand on the side of the original people of this land, and challenge the idea that their lives don’t matter
The co-founders of the global movement say there are parallels between the US and Australian experiences. By Abbie O'Brien, SBS News
The co-founders of the global Black Lives Matter movement have met with Australia's Indigenous community and say there are parallels between
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.
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