The Black Lives Matter Movement

The Black Lives Matter Movement

by Peggy J Parks

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Overview

Black Lives Matter was born in July 2013 after a jury exonerated the killer of an unarmed black youth named Trayvon Martin. Since that time it has become known as a formidable, often controversial, civil rights movement that seeks equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682822852
Publisher: Referencepoint Press
Publication date: 08/28/2017
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 1,244,860
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Fighting for Equality 4

Chapter 1 The Dangerous Divide Between Black Citizens and Police 8

Chapter 2 The Formation of a Movement 20

Chapter 3 The Backlash 31

Chapter 4 Law Enforcement Accountability 43

Chapter 5 Improving Policing, Strengthening Relationships 54

Source Notes 65

For Further Research 71

Index 74

Picture Credits 79

About the Author 80

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