#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 organized 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
Music

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
Music

a musical history of black lives matter

Music has always been intrinsic to social uprisings, and nowhere has this been truer than in the fight for racial equality. From Marvin Gaye, to the vogueing scene, to the Black Lives Matter movement, we contemplate decades of revolutionary music.
Ian McQuaid
7.18.16
News

watch: beyoncé, rihanna, a$ap rocky, 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
7.14.16
Culture

black lives matter takes to the streets of london

After the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, London Black Revolutionaries brought thousands to Brixton in support of Black Lives Matter.
Edward Siddons
7.11.16
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 at a rally in Washington Square Park.
Charlotte Gush
10.26.15
Music

​kendrick lamar’s alright chanted at 20th anniversary million man march

Ty Dolla $ign, Common, J. Cole, Puff Daddy and Jeezy joined thousands marching for racial justice and equality.
Charlotte Gush
10.11.15
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
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
i-D Staff
7.28.15
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