Black Lives Matter

We recently spoke to Labour Assembly member Murad Qureshi about growing up, cultural icons, and Black Lives Matter. Watch the inteview here. 

Where to Donate

Here are 10 anti-racism charities in the UK that you can donate to.

Show Racism the Red Card
Show Racism the Red Card is an anti-racism educational charity that uses workshops and training sessions, among other resources, to educate on and combat racism.
Founded almost 25 years ago, the organisation uses high-profile football players to publicise its message.
To donate, click here.

Runnymede is a registered charity and think taank that aims to “challenge race inequality in Britain through research, network building, leading debate and policy engagement”.
The organisation, which is funded entirely by donations, states: “Our authoritative research-based interventions in social policy and practice, and our public engagement with decision makers, will assist policy-makers, practitioners, and citizens, to reduce the risk of our society being blighted by racism and discrimination to the detriment of us all.”
To donate, click here.

Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust
The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust was named after Stephen Lawrence, a black teenager who was murdered at the age of 18 in a racist attack in southeast London.
The trust is an educational charity, which was created “to tackle inequality in all forms” and is committed to “transforming the life chances of young people and improving the world in which they live​”.
To donate, click here.

Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI)
Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI) provides support for people who have suffered hate crime, including attacks that were racist, homophobic, transphobic and/or sexist.
The charity employs trained caseworkers in order to help victims with the mental trauma they are experiencing, to assist with legal proceedings and to refer them to other services that may be of use.
To donate, click here.

Kick It Out
Kick It Out is an organisation in England that uses football in order to promote equality and inclusivity.
Beginning as an independent charity called Let’s Kick Racism Out of Football in 1993, Kick It Out was officially established four years later.
To donate, click here.

Stop Hate UK
Originating in 1995 following the murder of Stephen Lawrence, Stop Hate UK is an organisation committed to supporting people affected by all forms of hate crime across the UK.
To donate, click here.

Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER)
Based in Scotland, the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) is an initiative that is dedicated to combatting racial discrimination and harassment across the country.
The charity states that its “key mission” is to “protect, enhance and promote the rights of black/minority ethnic communities across all areas of life in Scotland” and to “strengthen the social, economic and political capital of black/minority ethnic communities, especially those at greatest risk of disadvantage”.
To donate, click here.

Discrimination Law Association (DLA)
The Discrimination Law Association (DLA) works to improve equality law by bringing together a range of individuals, including discrimination law practitioners, policy experts and academics.
It carries out its mission by partaking in activities such as submitting responses to government consultations and participating in conferences and seminars.
To find out more, click here.

Race Equality First
For more than 40 years, Race Equality First has worked to raise awareness of and fight discrimination and hate crime in Scotland.
To find out more, click here.

Black Lives Matter UK (UKBLM)
A coalition of Black liberation organisers across the UK.
The collective strives to “dismantle capitalism, white supremacy, patriarchy and the wider power structures that disproportionately affect Black people in Britain, former colonies, and around the world”.
They have set up a fundraiser on GoFundMe, with a target of £500,000.
To donate, click here.


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