Policy Platform

Environmental activists protest outside Chase Bank, calling for banks to divest in fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy on October 14, 2015, in New York City. The different issues highlighted also intersect with the environment.

ICYMI: Greenpeace Formally Endorses the Movement for Black Lives Platform

The platform calls for divestment from fossil fuels, a clean energy economy and an improved democracy.

"BROADWAY SUPPORTS BLACK LIVES MATTER" in alternating blocks with either yellow text and black background or black text and yellow background

Activists, Artists Criticize Cancellation of 'Broadway Supports Black Lives Matter' Benefit

“We call on theater venues, artists and supporters in New York City and beyond to proudly support the Movement for Black Lives and its inspiring solidarity with the Palestinian people.”

Man in navy blazer and white shirt with pin-covered fedora holding white sign with red and blue lettering

Leaked 2015 Dem Party Memo Warns Candidates Against Supporting Black Lives Matter Policies

“We deserve to be heard, not handled,” said Black Lives Matter in response. 

Yellow text on grayscale background reads: “A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom and Justice.”

READ: The Movement for Black Lives' Policy Platform

“Black humanity and dignity requires Black political will and power.”