Social Mvmts: Black Lives Matter

In 2012, a neighborhood watch coordinator named George Zimmerman killed an unarmed Black teen named Trayvon Martin. Then in 2014, an NYPD officer put Eric…
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Just a quick reminder that all countries matter!! Not just America!! #4thofJuly2020 #AllCountriesMatter #mannyflag ~ @tjxacid
Amazing point this morning by @MHarrisPerry reminding us that the Montgomery bus boycott lasted 381 days. #nerdland  ~ Michael Skolnik, putting the #Ferguson protests in perspective  Follow this link to find a short video and analysis which explores the turmoil in Ferguson through a sociological lens: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/videos/explaining-ferguson-through-a-sociological-perspective
"If one crazed murderer can delegitimize a non-violent protest movement, several crazed & unpunished murderer cops delegitimize the system."  ~ Saul Williams

Social Mvmts: The BLM Tweets

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Source: Kishi, Roudabeh, Hampton Stall, Sam Jones. 2020. "The Future of 'Stop the Steal': Post-Election Trajectories for Right-wing Mobilization in the U.S.
Source: NPR
65.2 percent of Republicans who said "people are too easily offended," reported their belief that Black Lives Matter is offensive.   Source: Cards Against Humanity

Social Mvmts: Charts

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the bar chart shows that there are two different types of democracy
Use of Force by Law Enforcement Demonstrations (1 May - 28 November 2020)
Source: Kishi, Roudabeh, Hampton Stall, Sam Jones. 2020. "The Future of 'Stop the Steal': Post-Election Trajectories for Right-wing Mobilization in the U.S.
Carrots are a vegetable...And why "Black Lives Matter" is a complete sentence.
26 Ways to Be in the Struggle: Beyond the Streets
a group of people in graduation gowns holding signs that read tamir rice was class 2000
"Tamir Rice was class of 2020," 2020
Nathan Hale High School seniors join with others to protest against racial inequality in the aftermath of the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd on their graduation day in Seattle. Photo credit: Lindsey Wasson
Federal law enforcement officers fire tear gas and other munitions to disperse protesters during a demonstration against police violence and racial inequality in Portland, Oregon, U.S., July 30, 2020. Photo credit: Reuters / Caitlin Och Angeles, Los Angeles, Portland, Male Face, Concert, Prison, Donald Trump, Gas
Officers fire tear gas during a protest against police violence, July 2020
Federal law enforcement officers fire tear gas and other munitions to disperse protesters during a demonstration against police violence and racial inequality in Portland, Oregon, U.S., July 30, 2020. Photo credit: Reuters / Caitlin Och
two women in black dresses standing on steps with graffiti all over the wall behind them
14-year-old ballerinas, Ava Holloway and Kennedy George, dance on a Robert E. Lee statue, 2020
In this image, 14-year-old ballerinas, Ava Holloway and Kennedy George, dance on Richmond, Virginia's Robert E. Lee statue. The pair stood balanced in sous-sus with their fists raised in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Photo credit: Julia Rendleman
a group of people standing around each other holding signs
Protesters gather at a memorial site for George Floyd, 2020
Rain falls as C'Monie Scott raises her fist while people chant around her at a memorial site for George Floyd that has been created at the place where he was taken into police custody and later pronounced dead, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., June 2, 2020. Photo credit: Reuters / Leah Millis
Artist: Howard Barry Artist, George Zimmerman, Howard, African Origins, African
"For Ahmoud"
Artist: Howard Barry
a large group of people holding signs and standing in front of each other on the street
"Black Lives Matter"
Does anyone know where this picture was taken, when it was taken, or who the photographer was?
a bar chart showing the percentage of black lives in different countries
Do you support or oppose the Black Lives Matter movement?
Source: NPR
a large group of people holding signs in front of the u s capitol building during a protest
“Say their names,” 2020
Protesters march down Pennsylavania Avenue, blocks away from the U.S. Capitol. Protests erupted all over the country after video emerged of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on George Floyd's kneck despite his pleas for air, Saturday, June 6, 2020 — in Washington D.C. Photo credit: Bill Clark
a group of people standing on the side of a road holding signs and wearing masks
"We demand police accountability," 2020
Demonstrators kneel in a moment of silence outside the Long Beach Police Department in California, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, Sunday, May 31, 2020. Floyd was the Black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck despite repeated calls for air, May 25 — in Long Beach, California. Photo credit: Ashley Landis
people holding up signs and wearing masks in front of a crowd at a protest for black lives matter
"All Lives Can't Matter until Black Lives Matter," 2020
Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks (right) joins protesters as they carry signs at Andrews Park on June 1, 2020 — in Norman, Oklahoma. Photo credit: Chris Landsberger
a painting of a woman on the cover of a magazine
Breonna Taylor
Born June 5, 1993. Killed by police March 13, 2020. Her life matters. Breonna Taylor worked as an EMT, and she aspired to be a nurse. She was working during the coronavirus crisis. She had no criminal past and was guilty of no crime when police murdered her as she slept. Source: O: The Oprah Magazine
the cover art for black transves matter's album, domnique fells
Black Trans Lives Matter - Dominique Fells
In June, the mutilated remains of Dominique Fells were found along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Dominique was 27, and her murder marks the seventh murder of a transgender women in Philadelphia in as many years. Artist: African@AAPolicyForum