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Anti-Racism Resources


#BlackLivesMatter was formed in 2013 by three organizers, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman. They aimed to build a movement that could organize local support around the country who could mobilize responses to police violence and killings of Black people, and lack of accountability for anti-Black racism in police forces.  -Read more of the Herstory here on the official BLM page.