Global Black Lives Matter

Keeping alive the transnational optics of the movement for Black liberation, and against white supremacist violence, throughout the global African diaspora.

UCSB Black Studies Chair Banks and Interim Chair McAuley’s Statement on Anti-Blackness and Protest

American Studies Association (ASA) President’s Statement on Black Lives Matter and the Rebellion of 2020

A Message from the President of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH)

Performing Whiteness by Sarah Bellamay (in the Paris Review)

How young people are combating anti-black racism in their immigrant communities: Second-generation Americans are organizing online to translate educational resources, combat disinformation, and express solidarity with the black community. By Terry Nguyen

US embassies in Africa address George Floyd: ‘We are deeply troubled’

Africa Rises in Rage Over George Floyd Death in US

George Floyd’s killing touches a nerve with Africans who know police brutality at home and abroad

Zimbabwe summons US ambassador over comments on Floyd protests

Jamaica Observer Editorial: ‘I can’t breathe’: Police killing of American Mr George Floyd was hard, painful to watch

Thousands Defy Ban in Paris to Protest as George Floyd Outrage Goes Global

African Union Statement of the Chairperson following the murder of George Floyd in the USA

Germany: Activists protest over George Floyd Killing outside US embassy in Berlin

Nigerian Protesters Storm US Embassy, Over Killing of Africa American George Floyd by US Police

Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) stands in solidarity with US protesters

George Floyd killing: Nairobi residents protest police brutality

Ghana Joins George Floyd Global Cry for Justice Protest

Dear America: We Watch Your Convulsions With Horror and Hope

Huge Crowds Around the Globe March in Solidarity Against Police Brutality

United Nations’ Statement on the Protests against Systemic Racism in the United States

To mobilize outrage over George Floyd’s killing, look to lessons of social movements past

Black Workers For Justice Statement:

10 Experts on Where the George Floyd Protests Fit Into American History

University of the West Indies’ Statement:

A Statement from the Brown University’s Africana Studies Department on the Demonstrations Against the Slaying of George Floyd, Institutional Racism and Police Brutality

Displays of support for Black Lives Matter protests in the United States pop up in Israel, Turkey, Syria and Lebanon.

Black America: Beyond 1968 This Time

Black Perspectives: Statement on US Protests from Trinidad and Tobago’s ‘Movement for Social Justice’ 

How the George Floyd Killing is Just as Relevant in the UK, and What You Can do About it: Racist State Violence is not Unique to the US

George Floyd death: Why US protests resonate in the UK

Communist Party USA: Rise up and protest the murder of George Floyd!

The UK is Not Innocent – Police Racism Has a Long and Violent History Here Too

BAME deaths in police custody

Deaths of BAME people in police custody

Cooperation Jackson: People’s Strike & The Floyd Rebellion

Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement: We offer our full support to the American rebellion

Communist Party of Greece: Protest outside US Embassy against barbarism and repression in USA


With thanks to Abdul Alkalimat for curating and distributing many of the links posted here.

Abdul Alkalimat is an African-American activist-scholar on Black Studies, author of books and papers on history of black liberation, race and class struggle in the US.