Month: March 2015

We Call the Names: #BLACKLIVESMATTER

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Literature & Social Justice

  “…We demand a fair trial by law for those accused of crime, and punished by law after honest conviction”—Ida B. Wells-Barnett Black Lives Matter. Black women have always been at the forefront of the fight for equal rights and protection for black people in America so it comes as no surprise that the originators of the #blacklivesmatter movement are black women. Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullers, and Opal Tometi created Black Lives Matter in response […]