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Black Lives Matter Movement
The New York Times
There are like 107,000 protesting about racism in Washington D.C.
The Black Lives Matter movement doesn't mean other lives doesn't matter
Some protesters moves a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, witch caused three deaths
The Black Lives Matter Protests reignited, after the death of George Floyd.
What it is about
'Black Lives Matter' grew into a movement: raising awareness about senseless deaths that might have gone unnoticed.
Freddie Gray (1989-2015)
Monika Diamond (1986-2020)
Breonna Taylor (1993-2020)
Emmett Till (1941-1955)
Eric Garner (1970-2014)
Sean Reed (1965-2020)
Tamir Rice (2002-2014)
Aiyana Jones (2002-2010
George Floyd (1973-2020)
How it started
The movement started with the
hashtag, it was organized by three community organizers Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi, and Alicia Garza. After a 17-year-old African-American, Trayvon Martin was shot.
In 2014, 18-year-old Micheal Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. He was shot multiple times and the officer wasn't charged.
'Black Lives Matter' grew into a movement.
An African-American named Gorge Floyd was killed by white police. During the arresting officer, Derek Chauvin pulled George Floyd to the ground and knelt on him, and stay there almost nine minutes. However how many times he said he can't breathe but Chauvin stayed there.
Youtube video about the arrest
Later George Floyd fainted and was later sent to the hospital, but he has announced died at the hospital. That's when the Black Lives Matter movement started to pick up the pace
Opinions and perspectives
Doron Petersan (activist)
"Everybody is thirsty and tired, and the energy's awesome, and everybody's really appreciative..."
Jennifer Holiday (activist)
"There's a pandemic of COVID-19, and we do have to take precautions to keep ourselves safe. But also the pandemic of racism that's been happening longer than COVID-19 been in existence..."
The New York Times
Interviewees about police using violent action to attack protesters
Denielle M. Outlaw (Philadelphia Police Commissioner)
"When folks run up on a freeway at that point, it's not deemed peaceful."
Drew Underwood (activist)
"I pull out my phone, because I'm like, nobody is going to believe, if I told the story, like, what id actually happening. And so, as I panned back to my left with my camera, I immediately felt something hit me..."
Black Lives Matter May Be the Largest Movement in U.S. History (article)
“Really, it’s hard to overstate the scale of this movement,” said Deva Woodly
“If you aren’t moved by the George Floyd video, you have nothing in you,” said Daniel Q. Gillion
What they think
They also said that when you stop the police to do what they do people commit more crimes.
They said the protesters were a small group of aggressive emotionally charged activists that took over US culture to obey their will.