#BlackLivesMatter movement founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi.

“Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.  It is an affirmation of Black folks’ contributions to this society, our humanity, and our resilience in the face of deadly oppression.”

Follow Alicia Garza on Twitter @aliciagarza

Follow Patrisse Cullors on Twitter @osope

Follow Opal Tometi on Twitter @opalayo

Follow the movement on Twitter @blklivesmatter

An excellent article by Wired.com outlining how technology and social media has empowered the movement (and historically, how black activism overcame challenges in oppression via communication and old technology)


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