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Global creatives devote illustrations in support of Black Lives Matter
While there are thousands of works out there, we've rounded up small selection
Art Expert 10 Jul 2020

Graphic designers around the world are also supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, sharing illustrations and links to resources that people can use to help others and educate themselves, which is most crucial right now. While there are thousands of works out there, we’ve rounded up ja small selection for you.

As protests continue,  creatives use their talents and reach to create visual reminders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Mona Chalabi
British data journalist and writer Mona Chalabi has created a series of illustrations outlining the statistics of POC killed by US police officers in the US, how to buy black as well as about the relation between race and coronavirus treatment.


Sacrée Frangine

Creative duo Sacrée Frangine, came up with a a series of collage-like illustrations of figures with the words “black lives matter”.


Courtney Ahn

Korean-American illustrator Courtney Ahn shares her thoughts on white privilege and systemic racism, Ahn’s post reads: “White privilege doesn’t mean your life hasn’t been hard, it means your skin tone isn’t one of the things making it harder.”


Laura Breiling

Berlin-based illustrator Laura Breiling also created dedicated works in support of the Minneapolis protests.
Two of her most recent drawings show the two victims Floyd and Taylor in front of a beautiful flower backdrop.



Ashley Lukashevsky

Ashley Lukashevsky created several related drawings, one of them a soaring fire with a raised fist icon coming out in the middle.
“Let them burn so that we can rebuild a world where black lives are celebrated, where black joy can thrive, where we all untie ourselves from the heavy armors of white supremacy. In the ashes we will find liberation.” the caption reads


Worry Lines

This Belgium-based illustrator, who goes by the name Worry Lines, also used their characteristically simple drawing technique to depict the different ways that people can “show up” for the Black Lives Matter movement, from investing time to investing money.
Also they actively call out to donate to @blackvisionscollective

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“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” – Angela Davis . . . Please consider making a donation to @blackvisionscollective or @reclaimtheblock. #blacklivesmatter. Links in my bio. . Shipping to the USA, Canada, Brazil and most of Asia has resumed (and shipping to Europe and the UK continues)! You can visit my store to order mugs, tattoo tickets or a print of this or another drawing (please be aware that shipping is still delayed everywhere due to fewer flights.) Thanks for your patience! I hope to be able to ship worldwide again soon and am waiting for updates on other countries – I’ll keep you posted (pun intended). No matter where you are you can support me on Patreon or drop me a donation on PayPal! Right now those small things make a huge difference. Links in bio. . . #showup #justice #activism #socialjustice #belief #political #protest #standup #change #solidarity #equality #illustration #drawing #art #cartoon #sketch #illustrator #doodle #tattoo #baddrawing #comic #artistsoninstagram #femaleillustrator #contemporaryillustration #illustratorsofinstagram #illustrationoftheday #draweveryday #drawingaday

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Chloe Bennett

Australian designer Chloe Bennett, who goes by the Instagram name YeahYeahChloe, offered another visual reminder to her Instagram followers to support the Black Lives Matter movement, by depicting legs s of several skin tones wrapped around lettering that spells out “Black Lives Matter”

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Everyday, Everywhere #blacklivesmatter 🖤

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