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Andrew Joseph III was a 14-year-old Black teen attending “Student Day” at the Florida State Fair in Tampa back in 2014. After sheriff deputies racially targeted, harassed, physically searched, and unjustly removed Andrew from the fair, making no attempt to contact the middle-schooler’s parents, Andrew was dropped off on the side of a busy interstate 2 miles from the fair…

Imagining Abolition

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This week marked BLM’s 8 year anniversary. Today, we’re uplifting our former executive director Patrisse Cullors. Watch to hear Patrisse’s vision of abolition, and how BLM was birthed from a passion to set us all free…

8 Years Strong

It’s been 8 years since the founding of Black Lives Matter. Born out of the collective cry for Trayvon Martin, it started as a hashtag that reignited a movement. 8 years later, we’ve grown into a global community working towards Black liberation and freedom — and still, our movement of promise is not done with the work yet. We’re not even close…

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