#BlackLivesMatter is a movement that was started in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murder, George Zimmerman. Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Blacks are systematically and intentionally discriminated against by White supremacy. This movement was created by Black organizer Alicia Garza. For African Americans, police brutality is the most endured aspect of the struggle for civil rights. Black Lives Matter helps raise awareness of police brutality, helps expose and dismantle structural racism.

Sandra Bland was a 28 year old African American woman, who was found hanged in her jail cell in Waller County, Texas, on July 13, 2015, three days after being arrest, for failing to signal a lane change. Her death was ruled…

View original post 226 more words

Published by Autism Candles

My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com


Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: