Jul 13, 2013

Founding of #BlackLivesMatter

Every single one of those chapters is moving a campaign on the ground that has clear demands and a clear target, analysis of how to build power.
Alicia Garza, Black Lives Matter

Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi, and Patrisse Cullors, three organizers based in different cities, created the #BlackLivesMatter network in response to George Zimmerman’s acquittal, first as a set of online platforms that became a chapter-based organization spread around the country.

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