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Black Lives Matter Movement Calls for Slavery Reparations - Newsweek

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A coalition affiliated with the anti-racism Black Lives Matter movement called for criminal justice reforms and reparations for slavery in the United States among other demands in its first policy platform released on Monday. The ...and more »

What Does Black Lives Matter Want? Now Its Demands Are Clearer Than Ever - The Nation.

Black Lives Matter activists march in St. Paul, Minnesota on October 4, 2015. (AP Photo / Craig Lassig). Ready to join the resistance? Sign up for Take Action Now and we'll send you three actions every Tuesday. You will receive occasional promotional ...and more »

The next battle for Black Lives Matter: Economic justice - CNNMoney

In a detailed proposal released Monday, a consortium of more than 50 civil rights groups laid out an ambitious plan to improve the financial lives of black Americans with a heavy emphasis on reparations, investing in black communities and economic justice.and more »

Black Lives Matter Releases Policy Agenda - NBCNews.com

It has been nearly two years since the killing of Michael Brown Jr. by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, touched off outrage and a national movement to save black lives from state violence. Now, just days ahead of the anniversary of Brown's death ...and more »

The movement for black lives agenda shows racial justice is bigger than police brutality - Vox

Activists from more than 50 organizations affiliated with the movement for black lives issued a sweeping list of demands and policies on Monday prioritizing a comprehensive approach to the movement's continued fight against institutional racism. The ...and more »

New Black Lives Matter platform: From indignation to remedies - Christian Science Monitor

With the major party conventions wrapped up and the presidential campaign season kicking into gear, the Black Lives Matter movement is making policy demands. But while the group's new policy platform may be coming out at a significant moment in this ...and more »

Black Lives Matter has signed onto a platform in time for the presidential election. Here's what it says - Los Angeles Times

Days after the close of the Republican and Democratic conventions, Black Lives Matter-related groups on Monday endorsed a wide-ranging platform intended to influence political candidates before the November election. It marks the first time that Black ...and more »

The Movement for Black Lives calls for fossil fuel divestment - Grist

The Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of more than 50 groups including Black Lives Matter, released a detailed platform today to address the challenges that disproportionately affect black people — like environmental injustice. A Vision for Black ...and more »

Black Lives Matter group releases agenda ahead of presidential election - CBS News

A coalition of more than 60 organizations affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement called for policing and criminal justice reforms in a list of demands released ahead of the second anniversary of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson ...and more »

Do Black Lives Matter protests belong at the Olympic Games? - Christian Science Monitor

Is there room for Black Lives Matter at the Olympics? No, according to a majority of Americans. A Reuters/Ipsos poll released just five days before the start of the Games found 65 percent of Americans, whether they identify as white or belonging to a ...and more »