With you, we are creating seismic change for the whole of Black Life at the City, County, and State levels. Learn more about our recent activities.
We honor LGBTQIA2+ History Month, because the core of the Black Lives Matter movement and the very foundation of our chapter is seeded in the protection of LGBTQIA2+ people.
The King County Executive announced some of the budget priorities for next year, focusing on defunding the Sheriff, vacating marijuana convictions, a new felony diversion program, and direct community investment. Learn more about the budget priorities and this step in the right direction.
Today we demanded in a formal letter to the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) that an investigation be opened into 10 potential incidents involving members of Seattle City Council since June.
In Wisconsin there were two shootings, one by a police officer, one by a civilian. Both were anti-Black vigilantism. Our criminal justice system has been set up to make sure those killers walk free.
Today’s news of the retirement of Chief Carmen Best is a loss. It does nothing to further our fight for authentic police accountability and the safety of Black lives, that the first Black woman to hold the position of Chief of Police of the Seattle Police Department has been forced out of her job by the Seattle City Council.
For more information: https://mailchi.mp/6909380efa9e/blmskc-revokes-endorsement-of-king-county-equity-now
Davis Wright Tremaine, the law firm representing Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County, today sent the following letter to Larry Pittman, Republican representative for the 83rd district of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Re: June 15 Facebook Post Dear Rep. Pittman: We represent Black Lives Matter Seattle King County (“BLMSKC”) and write in response to […]
Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is calling for a statewide day of action in support of all Black lives in Washington State on Friday, June 12th. The day of action will include a general strike and a silent march to honor lives lost and send a powerful message that Washingtonians no longer tolerate the racism […]