How America Reached the Point in Needing to Declare That “Black Lives Matter”
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Throughout history, the activist landscape is something that has continuously changed with time. Whether progression has been made or not, one thing remains certain… that, generally being the fact that history has an odd tendency to repeat itself. Despite the success the Civil Rights Movement had in desegregating American society in the 20th century, the […]

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Black Lives Matter Movement an Important Date in History
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“If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards, Paul Bryant.” Each one of us have our own personal values in which we truly believe in. The important question is if we can make a […]

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Black Lives Matter Law Police
A Study of the Black Lives Matter Social Movement
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In the City of Chicago, shootings seem to be at an all time high. The rising controversy of the shootings of unarmed African Americans exists not only in the City of Chicago, but many major cities and urban areas. Widely public instances include the fatal shootings of Michael Brown of Ferguson, Trayvon Martin of Florida, […]

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Black Lives Matter and Racial Profiling in USA
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Race is one of the correlates of crime receiving attention in academic studies, government surveys, media coverage, and public concern. Roughly eight-in-ten blacks with at least some college experience (81%) say they’ve experienced racial discrimination, at least from time to time, including 17% who say this happens regularly (M. Anderson, Racial Discrimination). Discrimination is he […]

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Black Lives Matter Movement: How it Started
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Throughout our history, people of another skin color than white seems to be the main target of our systems. Today, people are still targeted because of who they are and where they are from. It was a common thing in the past, but today…? It seems like nothing have change. The Black Lives Matter movement […]

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Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement: What is it
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Shootings of unarmed African Americans by law enforcement have exacerbated rhetoric on both sides of the political spectrum and has sparked an activist movement. There have been marches and protests as a response to police officers not being held accountable for the slaughter of unarmed people of color, and the social movement that has emerged […]

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Black Lives Matter Difference Social Issues
Black Lives Matter Movement and African Americans
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In the United States, 72.4% percent of the population is Caucasian and 12.6% are African American, as found on worldpopulationreview.com. The difference between the two percentages is 59.8%. But why is this information useful, you may ask? Well, because African Americans are often oppressed by their white counterparts. We see news about African Americans being […]

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History of Black Lives Matter Movement
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In the United States in February of 2012, the nation felt a mixture of emotions. This including being both disturbed and confused about the recent and horrifying tragedy of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. In the area that Martin had been staying at in Sanford, Florida, a neighborhood watch had been formed in response to the high […]

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Black Lives Matter Racism Social Issues
The Case for Black Lives Matter Movement
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In the past week, Chicago Policer Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014. Initially it was reported that Laquan was attacked the officer Van Dyke with a three-inch knife and that warranted his shooting. Later videos released by the Chicago Police reveal that Laquan was walking away […]

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Black Lives Matter: Contemporary Perspectives  
1278 words 3 pages

Black Lives Matter started when a unarmed young boy named Trayvon Martin was killed by a white neighborhood watchman. Since then, there was a protest taking place. The movement went major when an unarmed African American named Michael Brown, then Tamar Rice, a 12 year old playing with a toy gun got killed with by […]

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Police Brutality In America
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A hoodie, Arizona ice tea and skittles. That was the spark that spawn into a flustering fire. On February 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida seventeen year old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed. The murderer, George Zimmerman. The verdict, not guilty. As the story got out and emotions ran high, people all around the country […]

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