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After the acquittal of the person who shot Trayvon Martin, a hashtag was born that rapidly grew to become a motion, and an important push for racial justice for the reason that Sixties. Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, speaks with David Remnick in regards to the nationwide outcry over the killing of unarmed black folks and folks of coloration. A gaggle of consultants is grappling with the complicated query of how the Black Lives Matter motion has modified policing within the 10 years since its founding, and whether or not racial disparities amongst victims of police violence have declined in any respect. Author Nicole Seely explains how the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the loss of life of Michael Brown led her to reply in poetry.
Sybrina Fulton: ‘Trayvon Martin may have been anybody’s son’
A mom whose teenage son’s loss of life impressed a motion simply over a decade in the past continues to be mourning his loss and demanding accountability.
Is “win-win” nonetheless potential in policing?
Kay Wright leads a roundtable dialogue on makes an attempt to reform police within the wake of the Black Lives Matter motion and whether or not these efforts are having a constructive affect.
Nicole Seeley scanned Ferguson’s report so she may see it
When the poet reads the damning report on the police who killed Michael Brown, she imagines a special future implied by its erasure in a piece of lyric poetry.
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