To ignore evil is to become accomplice to it – Martin Luther King

The brutal murder of George Floyd by US police has sparked international riots and protests.

The number of police killings in the US disproportionately affects African Americans. Despite only making up 13 percent of the US population, Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans to be killed by the police.

Black Lives Matter. Yes white lives matter too. However saying #BlackLivesMatter is a a response to the systematic killing of African Americans by police in USA.

Here are ways to support #BlackLivesMatter

Here are some US organisations that you can fund right now to support black people and help the fight against racism.

Black Lives Matter

Black Visions Collective

Reclaim the Block

Official George Floyd Memorial Fund

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

American Civil Liberties Union

National Bail Fund Network or local bail funds across the US

National Police Accountability Project

Know Your Rights Camp

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