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Black Lives Matter: Race, Policing, and Protest

A Work in Progress

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

(the links in the left hand menu will take you to more specific areas of interest)

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:

Police killings graph 2014 to 2020