Black Lives Matter

TedTalks Interview with the Founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Black Lives Matter: Although we are exploring the topic of the Black Lives Matter movement together, I thought that this week I would share a popular video interview with the founders of the movement, instead of a written piece. TedTalks is a platform that shares talks online, under the slogan “ideas worth spreading” they distribute…Continue reading TedTalks Interview with the Founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Black Lives Matter

The creation of the Black Lives Matter movement.

On the 26th of February 2012, George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. The trial and subsequent media circus that would surround this case would highlight the volatile race relations in America. But the #BlackLivesMatter response by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi would spark the beginning of a global movement. The Trial:…Continue reading The creation of the Black Lives Matter movement.