“Hope does not arise by putting our fellow man down, it is found by lifting others up.”

– President Barack Obama, from a speech delivered on July 12, 2016 at the memorial service for the victims of the Dallas police shooting.

 

#BlackLivesMatter is a movement born of anger and activism. And while the hashtag may be new, the mission and message are not. The story then is the story now. See how this international movement reflects a long history of social unrest and the ongoing struggle to achieve equal rights — not just for some, but for all.

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