Black Lives Matter Chicago and Lifted Voices unequivocally denounce the violence enacted by state and county police forces against the Standing Rock Water Protectors.
In spite of significant acts of intimidation, we will not back down in the face of those who actually train police to wage war on oppressed communities.
We believe that Brown and Black solidarity is essential to the overthrow of oppressive systems.
Bresha’s mother calls her daughter a hero. And we agree.
One of our founding members will be giving a reading at the August 20th Chicago launch of BGD’s new book, “The Solidarity Struggle: How People of Color Succeed and… Read more “Join us for the Chicago launch of BGD’s new book “The Solidarity Struggle””
Dante Servin, the police officer who killed Rekia Boyd by shooting recklessly into a crowd on March 21, 2012, announced his resignation April 17th, 2016. This occurred… Read more “On The Resignation Of Dante Servin”
Today on the National Day of Action to End State Violence Against Black Women, Girls and Femmes, we, DePaul Students for Black Lives, support calls to save… Read more “DePaul University Students Remember Rekia”