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Black Lives Matter: Champaign-Urbana

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

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The Campus Shooting and The Danger of Oversimplifying A Narrative

-Your Sib, Liv

Robbie Patton and George Korchev’s media representation as a simple dichotomy only fuels the problem, not the discussion.

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No, Joe Gerber. For the Kid’s Sake, Leave Them Alone.

-Your Sib, Liv

[image of out trans rights and black activist Blake Brockington wearing a green “Legalize Trans*” shirt,  who took his life on a interstate in Charlotte, NC  March 2015 ,due to depression and transphobic violence. Also brought the discussion of similar deaths: Leelah Alcorn and Ash Haffner]

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See us at Champaign-Urbana’s C-U Days 08/13/2016

Come visit our table at the local festival on Saturday 11AM-8PM to learn more about our organization.

We will also be selling official BLM-CU shirts with our chapter printed on them for $10. Your funds will go to local community resources, events, and activism. We appreciate your support!

Good Vibes Only 07/15/2016

MOTHER NATURE + ADIA VICTORIA with special guests: CJ RUN 08/12/16

Good Vibes 06/11/2016

Voices For Racial Justice 06/23/16

Juneteenth Celebration 06/18/16

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING 151 years since the news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas and freed the last of the slaves. Bring your family and friends to Douglass Park for summer fun and games. Sponsored by the Library Friends and the Champaign Park District.
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NO JAIL TIME FOR JASMINE ABDULLAH RICHARDS

29-year-old Pasadena Black Lives Matter Activist, Jasmine “Abdullah” Richards was falsely convicted of “felony lynching” and is now facing 4 years in prison.

What activist Jasmine Richards’s “lynching” conviction means for the Black Lives Matter movement-Victoria M.Massie

How you can help:

Color of Change Petition for Jasmine

Donate to Jasmine’s Defense

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