Black Lives Matter

Think Pieces

some of the most powerful movements have been led by black women – patrisse khan-cullors

One of the three founding members of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, discusses how the movement began and where it needs to go next.
Tanya Compas
5.16.18
News

watch the first trailer for jay z’s documentary on trayvon martin

“They say that time heals all wounds. It does not.”
Georgie Wright
2.28.18
News

after naomi campbell closed off-white, designer virgil abloh took the knee

Rather than bow, Virgil kneeled to support the NFL players attacked by Donald Trump for their anti-racism protests.
Georgie Wright
9.29.17
News

justin bieber made a rare instagram statement on racism

"I am willing to stand up and use my voice to shine light on racism."
Briony Wright
9.25.17
News

zendaya, zoë kravitz and more support nfl players who #taketheknee in defiance of trump

A chorus of voices — including Yara Shahidi​, Jesse Williams, and J.Cole — swells, condemning Donald Trump and applauding the N.F.L. players protesting racial injustices.
Isabelle Hellyer
9.25.17
screen

'step' is a teenage dance film for the black lives matter movement

Amanda Lipitz's dance documentary 'STEP' shows how high school girls in Baltimore are using dance to turn their lives around.
Hannah Ongley
8.4.17
Arts

in pictures: australians march to demand #justiceforelijah

Less than a year ago Elijah Doughty, a 14 year old indigenous boy was fatally run down by a white man. The driver was found not guilty of manslaughter and given just three years in prison for reckless driving. He'll soon be released on parole. For...
i-D Team
7.31.17
News

whose streets? watch the trailer for a powerful new ferguson documentary

The film uses social media and phone camera footage to tells the story of the protest movement sparked by the killing of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in August 2014.
Charlotte Gush
5.3.17
Film

the late, great james baldwin on what it means to be black in america today

The author’s unfinished book finds its voice in new documentary I Am Not Your Negro.
Colin Crummy
4.10.17
News

​kendall jenner’s new pepsi ad appears to erase the black lives matter movement

Privileged white girl sees hot Asian guy protesting, joins in and solves racism, and police brutality… right after chucking her wig at a black stylist. Oh my god.
Charlotte Gush
4.5.17
News

jay-z will bring trayvon martin's story to tv and film

The six-part docu-series will tell the story of Martin’s childhood and the aftermath of his death.
Jo Rosenthal
3.24.17
Culture

i-D’s guide to creating real change after the women’s march

So you hit the streets alongside three million others globally, but what do you do now? Here’s our guide to getting active, from learning from the leaders of the movement, to teaming up with your mates, and taking on intersectional issues from the...
Charlotte Gush
1.30.17
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