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Black Lives Matter: Overview

Overview

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

Resources were compiled in partnership with the Valencia African Heritage Committee (VAHC), 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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