The recent surge of the Black Lives Matters movement comes at a time where information is at our fingertips. We live in the age of instant gratification, we are no longer patient. Arguably, there are disadvantages to our current climate but there are also many positive attributes to living in this digital age. For example,…Continue reading Black Lives Matter – What to Watch
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.