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#BlackLivesMatter; Violence; Blacks; African Americans; Black community; Inequalities; Social change
#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.
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https://today.ucf.edu/blacklivesmatter-so-keep-the-conversation-going/ (UCF Today: UCF Forum)
Lopez-Littleton, Vanessa (2015). #BlackLivesMatter – so keep the conversation going. UCF Today, 2015-05-06. Retrieved from https://today.ucf.edu/blacklivesmatter-so-keep-the-conversation-going/
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