Black Lives Matter: Champaign-Urbana

Engaging in collective action against anti-Black racism in Champaign-Urbana



Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, Opal Tometi Meets with Us

On Friday 19th, Opal Tometi met and spoke with the Champaign-Urbana Black Lives Matter chapter at the University YMCA to discuss police brutality, city budgets overspending police departments, and root causes within racial injustice.

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Still haven’t heard of Mother Nature? Where have you been?

Check out this Huffington Post article written by Rasheena Fountain, to read how this twosome, Klevah and T.R.U.T.H., take an activist approach to their music.

WCIA Channel 3 news team takes 15 minute peek on #HoodPolitics: When”Voting is not Enough”

Local channel 3 news team catches some footage on #HoodPolitics.

Source: Community organizers encourage activism

Why Black Lives Matter is More than a Hashtag

Want to learn a bit about the Black Lives Matter group and movement? Check out this NPR piece: Illinois Issues: Black Lives Matter — More Than A Hashtag by Ratchel Otwell

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