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Summary On Blacklivesmatter: Epistemic Positioning

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In the article, #BlackLivesMatter: Epistemic Positioning, Challenges, and Possibilities author Catherine L. Langford and Montené Speight explained a major social media campaign known as “#BlackLivesMatter”. The movement started after the acquittal of George Zimmerman shooting death of Trayvon Martin in July 2013. The hashtag didn’t start trending or gaining social awareness until multiple violent acts towards black individuals were committed by law enforcement. #BlackLivesMatter represents theories and aims that constitute to historical and contemporary shaming towards African Americans. The hashtag is an attempt to spread social awareness from the actions of habitual violence against all African Americans in America. Catherine and Montené
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