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Black Lives Matter movement to mark 10 years of activism, renews call to defund the police

Jul 13, 2023 View Original Article
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    44% Medium Conservative

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    35% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    48% Medium Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    28% Negative

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55% :Gunned down in a Florida gated community where his father lived in 2012, Martin was one of the earliest symbols of a movement that now wields influence in politics, law enforcement and broader conversations about racial progress in and outside the U.S.BLM activists and organizations plan to mark a decade of the movement with in-person and virtual events.
49% : The August 2014 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hands of police in Ferguson, Missouri, helped the phrase "Black lives matter" become a potent rallying cry for progressives and a favorite target of derision for law enforcement unions and political conservatives.
49% : The organization is also encouraging supporters to ask local and national elected officials to introduce a draft proclamation that establishes July 13 as "Black Lives Matter Day.""As we continue our push to defund the police, invest in Black communities and reimagine safety in our communities, we need our elected officials to focus on the people, not police," BLM foundation board member D'Zhane Parker said in a statement.
47% : The Black Lives Matter movement hits a milestone on Thursday, marking 10 years since its 2013 founding in response to the acquittal of the man who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
47% : The Black Lives Matter movement hits a milestone on Thursday, marking 10 years since its 2013 founding in response to the acquittal of the man who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
44% : "Ten years in, we're getting a glimpse at what would happen if there were no Black Lives Matter," she said.
40% : Calls to action include a renewed push to defund police departments and reinvest in Black communities that have suffered disproportionately from police brutality, unequal treatment in criminal justice systems and mass incarceration.
31% : In the wake of Supreme Court decisions that stymied relief from student loan debt held disproportionately by Black borrowers and banned affirmative action in higher education, the need for BLM's existence couldn't be more clear, said prominent movement activist Melina Abdullah.

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