Black Lives Matter: An Activist Movement

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Black Lives Matter is an activist movement in the United States. This movement began in 2013 after George Zimmerman shooting of a young black teen, Trayvon Martin. Black Lives Matter primarily protest against what is calls “police brutality” in the united states. They have protested against many African American deaths by the hands of police. Media organizations today refer to them as “a new civil rights movement”. The name Black Lives Matter came from an African American twitter user who used the hashtag
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