#BlackLivesMatter has become part of a symbolic movement with a powerful message. First tweeted on April 11, 2012, following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, #BlackLivesMatter began trending heavily during protests after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Three years later, it remains relevant.
Lopez-Littleton, Vanessa, "#BlackLivesMatter – So Keep the Conversation Going" (2015). UCF Forum. 50.
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