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Black Lives Matter: Overview

Overview

The information and resources in this LibGuide are intended to be used as a starting place for researching the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Resources were compiled in partnership with the Valencia African Heritage Association (VAHA formerly Valencia African Heritage Committee), Student Development, and Valencia facilitators of Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED).

Origins of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

The #BlackLivesMatter movement began in 2013 after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman in Seminole County, Florida. The movement began with organizers Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi.

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