Over the past few weeks, protests have been carrying on strong worldwide over the wrongful killing of George Floyd. As the movement continues, various artists have been raising money for organizations through livesteams, musical covers, apparel and more. Now, Black Sabbath are taking part in raising money for Black Lives Matter.
The band have released a BLM t-shirt inspired by their 1971 album Master Of Reality. 100 percent of the proceeds are being donated to Black Lives Matter.
“My 96-year-old mom has been a tireless advocate for Black Lives and a ruthless critic of racism her whole life,” Morello tweets. “Proud, as always, to stand with her today.”
My 96 yr old mom has been a tireless advocate for Black Lives and a ruthless critic of racism her whole life. Proud, as always, to stand with her today. pic.twitter.com/xPZ9Yutryy
— Tom Morello (@tmorello) June 8, 2020
Now, Black Sabbath are officially releasing the t-shirt for fans to purchase. 100 percent of the proceeds are being donated to the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation. The $25 shirt is available to purchase worldwide and orders will start shipping around July 14.
“In support of Black Lives Matter, an official T-shirt themed after Black Sabbath’s iconic Master Of Reality album cover is now available,” the website statement says.
You can purchase your own Black Sabbath Black Lives Matter shirt here.
Black Sabbath are one of the latest bands to raise money for Black Lives Matter. More recently, The Ghost Inside, Code Orange, Every Time I Die and Creeper have released or auctioned off apparel to raise money for various organizations.
To show support through donations, connect with grassroots campaigns and obtain resources for allies, please refer to the links below.
Help the family of George Floyd here.
Fight for Breonna Taylor here.
Help the family of Ahmaud Arbery here.
To sign petitions for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and more, click here.
Donate to one or more community bail funds for protesters here.
Click here for more resources for protestors, including pro-bono lawyers.
Visit Movement For Black Lives for additional ways you can help the cause.
Click here to connect with leaders building grassroots campaigns.
Here are some anti-racism resources for allies who want to learn more.For other ways to donate, please head here.