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When They Call You a Terrorist

Coming to the Brooklyn Academy of Music: Public conversation on ‘When They Call You a Terrorist’

By News & Current Affairs

Asha Bandale and Patrisse Khan-Cullors will be in conversation with Rashad Robinson at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with Greenlight Books on Jan. 15 to discuss “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir.” Courtesy of St. Martin’s Press By Natasha Soto — In her new memoir “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir,” written with Asha Bandale, Patrisse Khan-Cullors reinforces the famous…

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In 2016, Hopkins students and community members participated in a Black Lives Matter demonstration.

Hopkins Professor examines Black Lives Matter movement

By News & Current Affairs

In 2016, Hopkins students and community members participated in a Black Lives Matter demonstration. By Peter Ji — Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Lebron spoke about his latest book The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Red Emma’s Coffeehouse. Lebron will be teaching an undergraduate course titled “The Making of Black Lives Matter” next semester. His book offers a short…

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Black Lives Matter in Australia: wherever black people are, there is racism – and resistance

Black Lives Matter in Australia: wherever black people are, there is racism – and resistance

By Editors' Choice

By Patrisse Cullors and Rodney Diverlus — Of the many remarkable moments on our Australian trip so far, there’s one that stands out. On Tuesday night, we visited the Redfern community centre to meet with local Indigenous people and hear their stories. After playing the didgeridoo, Nathan Scott stood up, opened up his notebook and read out his father’s story. He was only six months old when his father Douglas…

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Black Lives Matter in Australia: ‘Incarceration is a way to destroy a community’

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Video Description: Ahead of receiving the Sydney Peace prize, founder of Black Lives Matter Global Network Patrisse Cullors, and Canadian lead organizer Rodney Diverlus traveled to Mildura in Victoria to meet Indigenous communities. In this special film with Guardian Australia and IndigenousX, the pair reflect on what they learned about the workings of the Koori justice system – and the long shadow of colonialism Video source — Guardian Australia

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Protester with Black Lives Matter placard at a vigil for Rashan Charles, London, UK, July 29, 2017

How Black Lives Matter Is Changing British Universities

By Editors' Choice

The movement has stimulated a renewed anti-racist consciousness and provided an alternative politics. By Sadhvi Dar — Something is changing for students of color in British universities. They are talking about race in the classroom, using Black Lives Matter as an example, and a political strategy, for engaging a renewed young anti-racist British consciousness. This awakening has not been sudden, nor has it been incisive, but it is beginning to be felt, sensed, and articulated in ways that seemed impossible only a few years ago.

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Charlottesville - What Black Lives Matter Organizers Are Doing To Fight White Supremacy At Every Level

What Black Lives Matter Organizers Are Doing To Fight White Supremacy At Every Level

By News & Current Affairs

By Shanelle Matthews Last year’s presidential campaign trail banter was not unlike that of election year’s past, in that it was full of nasty, backhanded, gender-based undercuts aimed at delegitimizing opponents and drawing out emotional responses at the ballot box. Noticeably different from previous year’s strategies, however, was the Trump campaign’s deliberate courting one of America’s oldest and biggest threats to a civil and just world: white supremacists. To garner votes…

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Stop Killing Black People

Respectability Will Not Save Us

By Editors' Choice

The following article contains graphic images of lynching. By  Carol Anderson It was well after the Civil Rights Movement. Decades, even. Yet, the bodies of black people continued to pile up—the victims of police and vigilante violence. Their names read like a memorial to the fallen: Amadou Diallo, Tarika Wilson, Sean Bell, Eric Garner, Oscar Grant, Kathryn Johnston, Rekia Boyd, Trayvon Martin, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, Michael Brown, Walter Scott, Timothy Russell, Malissa…

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Black Lives Matter

Reality Check: More Police Officers Don’t Equal Safer Neighborhoods

By News & Current Affairs

Earlier this year, activists launched a campaign called Freedom Cities to protect and uplift all people of color. (And, no, it doesn’t include more police.) By Zenobia Jeffries, Yes! Magazine This summer will mark the third anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, a New York man who was killed by police officers outside of a neighborhood convenience store in Staten Island (he was suspected of illegally selling loose cigarettes)….

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Vantage Point Radio Show hosted by Dr. Ron Daniels – April 24, 2017

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Has Black Lives Matter Sold Out to Capitalism?, New York City and State Legislative Policy Update – Vantage Point Radio Show hosted by Dr. Ron Daniels with guests Dr. Melina Abdullah (Black Lives Matter Los Angeles), Earl Ofari Hutchinson (Author, Political Commentator, The Hutchinson Report) and Charles Barron (New York State Assemblyman).

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