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09th Jun 2020

How to be an ally to the Black Lives Matter movement


It can sometimes be hard to know how you can help in times like these

The death of George Floyd has led to a resurgence of Black Lives Matter protests around the world which have seen thousands of people come together to protest racial inequality and police brutality.

So what can you do if you want to help? We spoke to actor and writer Obioma Uguola, who over the past few weeks has spoken to friends who are unsure how to show their solidarity for the movement.

From recognising the existence of anti-blackness throughout the world and acknowledging the United Kingdom’s long history of atrocious crimes, to realising that racism is not an American problem, but one that lives here too, here’s some tips on how to be a true ally to Black Lives Matter.