People have taken to social media to donate to the global movement Black Lives Matter and support the black community.

Following the death of George Floyd, many have voiced their opinions to stop the violence and racism against black people.

Most importantly, people have called for others to educate themselves on anti-racism and support organisations who work against social injustice.

Black Lives Matter is seven years old this year. So, here’s how you can support the global network.

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What is Black Lives Matter?

Black Lives Matter was founded back in July, 2013.

For seven years the movement says it has gathered a network of 38 communities who work together to educate people about anti-racism.

Moreover, Black Lives Matter uses online petitions and social media campaigns for an end to systematic racism and unfair targeting of black communities.

Celebrities and social media influencers have used their platforms to share their voices and inspire others to help and donate to the global movement.

How to donate and help

You can help via donations and help spread the word about what the movement does.

To donate, head to Black Lives Matter where you can support the organisation with as little as $5.

Plus, you can also join the movement by buying T-shirts and accessories. You can click here for a direct link to shop.

Black Lives Matter says that all funds go towards funding the global campaign.

How else can I help?

You can support the movement by sharing any suspicious sites or social media accounts that spread disinformation about Black Lives Matter.

To report, head to this link here where you need to fill in your email address and report where you’ve seen the suspicious activity.

Plus, you can use your social media account to help spread the word about the movement.

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