Law Forum : Black Lives Matter (movement): NYC - Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

Clyde C Coger Jr

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We Founded Black Lives Matter 5 Years Ago Today. We're Still Going


Patrisse Cullors

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...Right after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer in July 2013, Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi and I were devastated, we’d been following the proceedings closely. We’d watched the media criminalize 17-year-old Trayvon and humiliate his family to justify his cold-blooded murder presumably because his assailant was white-presenting...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/founded-black-lives-matter-5-160707541.html

Demonstrators prepare to march to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, July 17, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (ROBYN BECK via Getty Images)

 

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Protests Erupt After Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Man Identified As Local Black Barber

Carla Herreria

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...While police have not publicly identified the victim, Black Youth Project 100, an activist organization based in Chicago, said he was Harith “Snoop” Augustus, an African-American barber and father. Black Youth Project interviewed one of Augustus’ friends at the barbershop, who said he was a quiet and good man. The Chicago Sun-Times also identified the man as a barber known as Snoop.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/fatal-police-shooting-sparks-intense-043730062.html

Twitter user BYP100 livestreamed parts of Saturday's protest, prompted after a police fatally shot a man in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago. (Twitter/BYP100)

 
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