This guide contains information on the #BlackLivesMatter movement, which started in 2013 as a response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer. Additional resources are intended as a starting point for learning more about systemic racism in America.
Learn more about the Black Lives Matter movement via this online database. This resource provides reference articles and statistics, full-text news and magazine articles, additional websites, such as Campaign Zero and Mapping Police Violence, related topics, and more.
What is the Black Lives Matter movement? How have people been protesting the ongoing violence against the Black community? From its inception as a social media hashtag in 2013 to a movement with supporters around the world, Black Lives Matter is much more than a slogan.
After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Khalil died.