#blacklivesmatter

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
Culture

capres willow turner is an activist for the new generation

Using the power of social media, Capres Willow Turner organised a Black Lives Matter protest that brought central London to a standstill. Here, the teen trailblazer discusses the politics of race.
Tish Weinstock
1.12.17
Music

t.i.’s new video protests the killings of black men by police in america

‘Is it because of my people? Is it because of my sneakers?’ he asks in Black Man, featuring Meek Mill, Quavo and RaRa.
Charlotte Gush
9.26.16
News

kelela says it's time for white people to google "white privilege"

On the heels of the most recent US shooting, the singer asks people to 'wake up, call yourself out and listen.'
Amy Campbell
9.22.16
News

watch: beyoncé, rihanna, a$ap rocky, alicia keys and more speak out about the killing of black people in america

23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America is a new video collecting music stars sending a message to President Obama and Congress.
Charlotte Gush
7.15.16
Music

watch the new blood orange video for ​sandra’s smile

Sandra Bland and the words of Trayvon Martin’s mother feature in the lyrics of Dev Hynes’s latest.
Charlotte Gush
10.27.15
News

​quentin tarantino leads protest against police brutality in new york

The Oscar-winning director read out the names of people who have died in dealings with the police in America at a rally in Washington Square Park.
Charlotte Gush
10.26.15
Culture

rapper jay305 made a powerful film about south central

We premiere it here, along with an interview with Jay about the hood.
Antwaun Sargent
7.29.15
Music

​rihanna wanted to perform a free #blacklivesmatter gig

Police emails reveal that she intended to walk alongside protesters and perform in Baltimore, but didn’t get a permit.
Charlotte Gush
7.29.15
Think Pieces

2014, the year of... protest

As we move toward 2015, i-D looks back at the year past and dissects the things that defined it. From Ferguson, Missouri to the New Era estate in London, Louise Benson investigates a year that the world came together in a unified call for democracy...
Louise Benson
12.22.14