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Black Lives Matter Movement


This guide is intended to help students, faculty and community who are researching
The Black Lives Matter Movement 

demonstrator lying in street, holding a large sign that says "The Justice System has a Chokehold on JUSTICE."sign with text: Black Lives Matter hand holding sign that says "White Silence Equals White Consent"; sign in background says "Unite Against Racism"

Images via Saundi Wilson,, and greg lilly on flickr

We welcome additions to this research guide. 



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  • Click here for the Pew Research Center article on the history of the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag on Twitter


"5 Ways of Understanding Black Lives Matter"

From the event Broadway For Black Lives Matter.

Frank Leon Roberts (New York University) Introduced by Tony Award Winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple). Performance of "Change Gonna Come" by Grammy Award Winning Artist Ledisi. To learn more about BroadwayforBlackLives visit

In the News

Resources for the Mesa College Community. To Access the Content in the LInks Below You Will Need to Enter Your CSID Number and Last Name (for more News Coverage see that section of our guide by clicking here or using the tab in the top left hand section of this page):

Police killings graph 2014 to 2020


Librarians Are Here To Help

Introducing Edeama Onwuchekwa, the San Diego Mesa College Equity and Engagement Librarian       

All six of our full time librarians have specialty areas and Edeama's is being dedicated to helping students remain on their paths in in an integrated, intrusive, and just in time manner by providing equity minded leadership in the development, assessment and continuous improvement of the library's reference services, face-to-face and online information literacy instruction program. 

You can make an appointment with her through the Ask A Librarian Service for a time at your convenience

or Edeama's One-on-One Zoom Research Room is available

Monday and Thursday (when class is in session) from 11am- 12 noon

Meeting ID: 311 693 4217

Passcode: 984367

You can also contact her at you can contact her via email at