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Social movement originating in the United States

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Black Lives Matter: Social movement originating in the United States
Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a decentralized political and social movement advocating for non-violent civil disobedience in protest against incidents of police brutality and all racially motivated violence against black people. The broader movement and its related organizations typically advocate against police violence towards black people as well as for various other policy changes considered to be related to black liberation.

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'I'm the least racist person in this room': Trump [Video]

'I'm the least racist person in this room': Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump, pressed on the issue of Black Lives Matter at the final presidential debate Thursday said, "I'm the least racist person in this room." Democratic presidential nominee Joe..

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Lizzo is hopeful for racial justice [Video]

Lizzo is hopeful for racial justice

Lizzo is “hopeful” that change will come out of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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The 1960s meet 2020 in Sorkin's 'Chicago 7' film [Video]

The 1960s meet 2020 in Sorkin's 'Chicago 7' film

It may be set in the late 1960s but “The Trial of the Chicago 7", with its themes of protest, civil rights and police brutality, has much to say about America today. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Black Lives Matter: Tampa donates hundreds of backpacks, school supplies to kids [Video]

Black Lives Matter: Tampa donates hundreds of backpacks, school supplies to kids

Black Lives Matter: Tampa is giving back to the community in a big way.

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100 days since Portland uprising, more U.S. unrest [Video]

100 days since Portland uprising, more U.S. unrest

[NFA] Protesters in Portland threw rocks and fire bombs at police who in turn made over 50 arrests and used tear gas on Saturday night on the 100th day of demonstrations in the Oregon city against..

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Black Lives Matter protest in Pasco County [Video]

Black Lives Matter protest in Pasco County

Black Lives Matter protest in Pasco County

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Video shows car driving into BLM protesters in NYC [Video]

Video shows car driving into BLM protesters in NYC

A car drove aggressively through a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Times Square in New York City on Thursday night (September 4).

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Demi Lovato reflects on becoming better advocate for Black Lives Matter movement [Video]

Demi Lovato reflects on becoming better advocate for Black Lives Matter movement

Demi Lovato has written an open letter about becoming a better advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Darren Randolph: The anti-racism message still hasn’t sunk in [Video]

Darren Randolph: The anti-racism message still hasn’t sunk in

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph has backed athletes throwingtheir weight behind the Black Lives Matter campaign. NBA play-off fixtures inthe United States were postponed last week as..

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Million Person March protest against systemic racism [Video]

Million Person March protest against systemic racism

Interview with Anthony Spencer a protest organiser as demonstrators gather atNotting Hill gate for the 'Million People March' against systemic racism,before marching to Hyde Park. The purpose of the..

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Anti-racism demonstrators march in Kenosha [Video]

Anti-racism demonstrators march in Kenosha

[NFA] About 1,000 people joined a mile-long march in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon, chanting "Black Lives Matter" and "No Justice, No Peace" as National Guard units stood by to prevent a..

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Democrats Terrified Of Kenosha [Video]

Democrats Terrified Of Kenosha

The protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin have thrown a wrench into the 2020 Presidential race. The issue of racism has ignited a powder keg in the middle of al already volatile election year. Black Lives..

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Thousands march for racial equality in Washington [Video]

Thousands march for racial equality in Washington

Thousands of people took part in a march in Washington on Friday to denounce racism, on the anniversary of the march in 1963 where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr made his historic "I Have a..

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Donald Trump Rips 'Nasty' LeBron James, 'He's a Hater'

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Pizza Delivery Man Fired Over BLM Mask, Gets Disorderly Conduct Ticket

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BLM Protesters Shut Down George Washington Bridge in New York City

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NBA Bubble Protest Over Shooting Death of Salaythis Melvin

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Trump Supporter Knocked Out by BLM Protester in Massachusetts

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Car Plows Through Times Square Protest of Daniel Prude Killing

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Cops in Washington D.C. Pull Two People Out BLM-Tagged Van

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Wild Fist Fight in Portland Between BLM Protesters and Counter-Protesters

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BLM Protester Confronted By Counter-Protester With a Gun

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MAGA Caravan Descends on Portland, Violence Erupts and One Dead

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Man in Blackface Punched During D.C. Protests After President Trump's Speech

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