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Background and History of BLM Movement

#BlackLivesMatter started July 13, 2013, as a response to Trayvon Martin’s murder. It is a global organization whose goal was to end white supremacy and violence concerning the black communities. Currently on their website, the movement has now expanded to black queer and trans folks, disabled folks, undocumented folks, folks with records, women, and all Black lives along the gender spectrum. Sounds pretty broad right? It also sounds like a different…

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