In response to the horrific killing of George Floyd in the USA many people in Brighton and Hove are showing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter campaigns here as well as in America.
Events scheduled for the next few days include:
Thursday, 4th June – Labour Party BAME vigil outside Hove Town Hall 5.30 – 6.30pm with full social distancing observed.
Friday, 5th June – Brighton Palace Pier, Brighton Centre and i360 lit up in purple. The city council asks residents to observe a minute’s silence – and take the knee if they wish – at 8pm
Sunday, 7th June – Stand Up To Racism online rally – Black Lives Matter: We Demand Justice at 6pm
Saturday, 13th June – Black Lives Matter silent protest on Brighton Seafront at 1pm – full social distancing to be observed.